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Public Health (PH) Minor

Program Description

The 12-credit Public Health minor is open to students with ANY major, including Human Biology. Applicants should have a minimum GPA =>2.75 and, upon minor admissions, have taken SOC 10100 and an intro statistics class or equivalents. Applicants must also meet minor course prerequisite requirements described below pre-registration.

Description: The Public Health minor offers a general familiarity with the history and principles of public health. You will become aware of issues facing US society in areas such as climate change and health, healthcare policy and financing, or the monitoring and prevention of disease. You will acquire introductory-level skills in health program planning, health program evaluation, environmental assessment, environmental health planning, and/or epidemiology. Note: As of Fall 2020.

 

Course Requirements for PH Minors who enter as of Fall 2020:

Required to take the following two (2) core courses:
PH 30100 - Intro into Community & Public Health, 3cr
Prereqs: GPA =>2.75, SOC 10100, intro or higher statistics, Psych 10000 or Psych 15000 or Anthc 10100 or transfer course equivalents or waiver from UPH.
PH 30200 - Health Program Planning & Evaluation, 3 cr

Prereqs: GPA =>2.75 & pre or coreq: PH 30100

AND

Choose two (2) of the following courses:
PH 32500 - Environmental Health, 3 cr
Prereqs: GPA =>2.75, SOC 101, intro or higher statistics, Psych 10000 or Psych 15000 or Anthc 10100 or transfer course equivalents or waiver from UPH.
PH 33000* - Principles of Epidemiology,
3 cr

Prereqs: GPA =>2.75, SOC 101, intro or higher statistics, Psych 10000 or Psych 15000 or Anthc 10100 or transfer equivalents or waiver from UPH.
PH 40500 - Health Care Systems and Health Policy
Prereqs: GPA=>2.75, PH 30100

** PLEASE NOTE: If you are a Human Biology major, NONE of the four (4) courses you take to complete the PH minor will satisfy the requirements for the Human Biology major; you cannot use PH minor requirements to also satisfy Human Biology requirements.

Applying to the PH Minor
 
If interested in Spring 2021, please complete our

online PH Minor application

Note, this application is in addition to Hunter's minor application found on the Registrar's website under the 'Forms' link.

 

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