Public Health Minor


Explore the key components of
public health.

The minor in public health is designed for undergraduate students from a variety of disciplines who wish to explore key components of public health including the basic components of the U.S. healthcare system, core values and concepts of public health, public health analytic methods, and the social determinants of health.


Program of Study

The minor comprises five courses for a minimum of 18 semester hours.

Four required courses focus on the key components of public health and the remaining course is an elective from the provided list.

Through the elective course, students can explore policy, healthcare management and delivery, research methods, health communication, nutrition and exercise, health disparities, and environmental health.

Note: This minor is not open to students majoring in the Bachelor of Science in Health Science nor those pursuing a combined major with health science.

Sample Curriculum

Curriculum subject to change.
For most up-to-date information please refer to the university’s academic catalog.

Admissions Requirements

To be admitted to the Minor in Communication Sciences and Disorders, students must be in good academic standing (minimum 2.0 GPA overall).

To declare the minor, please complete the minor declaration form (below).

Declare the Minor

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Need help?

Please contact the Bouvé Office of Student Services for assistance with course registration or if you have questions about the minor.