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Public Health (Minor)

The interdisciplinary minor is premised on the understanding that public health issues are a critical component of good citizenship, necessary for building healthy societies.
Admission Requirement: This minor is open to students in good academic standing.

Minimum Grade Requirements: Students must earn a minimum grade of C- in HPR 215 and HPR 240 in order to register for HPR 390.
Minor Requirements
  • HPR 215 Introduction to Public Health
  • HPR 240 Principles of Epidemiology
  • HPR 308/NU 304 Transcultural Concepts in Health and Illness
  • HPR 390 Public Health Minor Capstone Project
  • 1 course from the following: MA 132 Statistical Analysis, MSC 300 Business Statistics, PSY 201 Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • 1 course from each of the following four groups for a minimum of 11 credits:

    Group 1 — Natural Science: BIO 110 Introduction to Environmental Science, BIO 111 Human Genetics for Nonmajors, BIO 120 Introduction to the Biological World, BIO 151 General Biology I, BIO 152 General Biology II, BIO 161 Anatomy and Physiology I, BIO 162 Anatomy and Physiology II, BIO 212 Biology of Aging, BIO 260 Microbiology, BIO 262 Genetics for Majors, BIO 272 Parasitology, BIO 312 Physiological Ecology, BIO 441 Biochemistry, BIO 444 Immunology, BIO 446 Animal Virology, BIO 449 Advanced Molecular Biology, CHM 125 Life Chemistry, CHM 151 Principles of Chemistry I, CHM 152 Principles of Chemistry II, CHM 221 Organic Chemistry, CHM 222 Organic Chemistry II

    Group 2 — Business and Management: ECO 210 Principles of Microeconomics, ECO 211 Principles of Macroeconomics, ECO 304 Environmental Economics, HRM 335 Human Resource Management, MGT 291 Business Communication, MGT 304 Organizational Management, MKT 301 Principles of Marketing, MKT 319 Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications, MKT 360 Consumer Behavior, MKT 412 Marketing Research, MKT 416 Marketing Management, MKT 485 International Marketing, MSC 300 Decision Analysis

    Group 3 — Health and Wellness: HPR 100 Concepts of Lifetime Fitness, HPR 225 Health Psychology, HPR 230 Community Health, HPR 240 Principles of Epidemiology or HPR 215 Introduction to Public Health, HPR 301 Health/Fitness Program Management, HPR 340 Nutrition for Optimal Health, HPR 406 Stress Management, NU 234 Health Across the Life Span

    Group 4 — Related Topics: COM 220 Intercultural Communication, IT 110 Information Technology in the Global Age, IT 120 Cybersecurity Principles, IT 345 Human Factors in Information Systems, LA 409 Public Law and Procedure, POL 300 State and Urban Politics, PSY 101 General Psychology, PSY 110 Human Growth and Development, PSY 220 Social Psychology, PSY 311 Early Childhood Development, PSY 312 Adolescent Psychology, PSY 313 Adulthood and Aging, PSY 321 Psychology of Gender, PSY 322 Group Dynamics, PSY 325 Cultural Psychology, PSY 332 Psychology of Addictions, SOC 322 Racial and Ethnic Diversity