Global Health Minor

The Global Health minor will allow you to develop an interdisciplinary understanding of health issues and health care in a global context.  Through the bundling of a broad range of courses, this minor will provide a solid foundation in social, cultural, epidemiological, environmental and nutritional determinants of health, and will explore the challenges facing global health solutions.  You will investigate the health implications of globalization, as well as have the option for an engagement experience, both of which contribute to better understanding the determinants of health issues around the world. 

Required Foundational Courses

BIOH 303Global Diseases and Health Disparities3
SPNS 101Elementary Spanish I ((or equivalent in another language))3
SPNS 250Spanish for Healthcare Professionals ((or equivalent in another language))3
LS 104Introduction to Global Health3

 Elective Courses: 15 credits required

Choose 6 credits from Biomedical Electives:
BIOB 100INOrganism Function3
BIOB 160Principles of Living Systems4
BIOB 410Immunology3
BIOB 499Senior Thesis/Capstone2
BIOH 185Integrated Physiology I4
BIOH 201Human Anatomy and Physiology I5
BIOH 422Genes and Cancer3
BIOH 445Intro Pharmacology3
BIOM 210RNEnvironmental Health Science3
BIOM 250Microbiology for Health Sciences: Infectious Diseases3
BIOM 400Medical Microbiology3
BIOM 415Microbial Diversity, Ecology, and Evolution3
BIOM 435Virology3
BIOM 441Eukaryotic Pathogens4
BIOM 460Infectious Diseases Ecology and Spillover3
CHTH 440Principles Of Epidemiology3
KIN 221Health Anatomy & Physiology3
NUTR 221CSBasic Human Nutrition3
Choose 6 credits from Social/Economic Policy Electives:
AGBE 315Ag in a Global Context3
AGSC 465RHealth, Agriculture, Poverty4
ANTY 101DAnthropology and the Human Experience3
ANTY 225ISCulture, Language, and Society3
ANTY 327Medical Anthropology3
CHTH 210Foundations in Community Health3
ECNS 317Economic Development3
HTH 455The Ethic of Care3
NRSG 418Hlth Policy/Hlth Care Econ Cln2
PSCI 423Politics of Development3
PSCI 436Politics of Food & Hunger3
PSYX 383Health Psychology3
SOCI 370Sociology of Globalization3
SOCI 380Sociology of Health & Medicine3
SFBS 146Introduction to Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems3
SFBS 451RSustainable Food Systems3
Choose 3 credits from Cultural Electives:
BIOB 492Independent Study (Guided Undergrad Engagement or Study Abroad)1-3
or GH 492 Independent Study
CHTH 428Health Disparities3
GPHY 121DHuman Geography3
GPHY 141DGeography of World Regions3
HSTR 160DModern World History4
NASX 105DIntroduction to Native American Studies3
NASX 415Native Food Systems3
PHL 255DPhilosophy and Culture3
PSCI 230DIntroduction to International Relations3
RLST 100DIntro to the Study of Religion3
RLST 110DReligion, Conflict & Politics4
SOCI 374Sociology of Culture3
SPNS 350US Latino Cultures3
BIOH 303Global Diseases and Health Disparities3
SPNS 101Elementary Spanish I ((or equivalent in another language))3
SPNS 250Spanish for Healthcare Professionals ((or equivalent in another language))3
LS 191Special Topics *1-4