2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Public Health Minor


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Program Description:

Students from a wide variety of majors will find a Public Health minor attractive as it provides them with a basic understanding of each of the core areas of public health, introduces students to career opportunities and prepares students for admission to graduate programs in public health and other health-related programs. Students are able to select from a diverse offering of public health foundation courses, offered both online and in the classroom.

Admissions Requirements:

Declared major and a  GPA of 2.0 or higher

Program Objectives:

Students will:

  1. Communicate public health information, in both oral and written forms, and through a variety of media, to diverse audiences.
  2. Locate, use, evaluate and synthesize public health information.
  3. Analyze the range of biological, behavioral, environmental, and social factors that influence patterns in population health outcomes.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Graduates can:

  1. Communicate public health information, in both oral and written forms, and through a variety of media, to diverse audiences.
  2. Locate, use, evaluate and synthesize public health information.
  3. Analyze the range of biological, behavioral, environmental and social factors that influence patterns in population health outcomes.

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I. Departmental Requirements (18 Credits)


Students will select 18 credit hours from the Public Health course list.



Total Credits (18 Credits)


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