As a supplement to a non-healthcare-major field of study, a minor in Health Studies may lead to a greater range of career opportunities. With this minor, you can gain a deeper understanding of ecological factors that impact health and quality of life and explore the biological, behavioral, cultural, economic, and political factors that shape wellness and healthcare delivery. Note: This minor is open to all bachelor’s degree students except those enrolled in the BS in Health Studies, BS in Healthcare Management, or BS in Public Health programs.

Completion Requirements

Required courses:

  • HLTH 4300 Personal Health and Wellness
  • HLTH 1005 Context of Healthcare Delivery
  • HLTH 3115 Public and Global Health

Choose three of the following courses:

  • HLTH 2110 Behavioral and Cultural Issues in Healthcare
  • HLTH 2115 Aging Across the Lifespan
  • HLTH 3100 Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare
  • HLTH 3110 Current Issues in Healthcare Policy and Practice
  • HLTH 4050 Introduction to Disaster and Emergency Management
  • HLTH 4320 Nutrition Across the Lifespan
  • HLTH 4340 Fit and Well: Core Concepts in Exercise Science
  • HLTH 4360 Stress Management and Wellness
  • HLTH 4380 Strategies for Health Communication and Wellness
  • PUBH 3000 Environmental Health
  • PUBH 3100 Human Disease and Prevention
  • PUBH 4000 Public Health Education and Communication
  • PUBH 4200 Public Health Policy for Social Change

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