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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Minor

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To provide students with an overview of the critical components of public health, including the definition of community health, metrics related to population health, the impact of health inequities and social determinants on health and health behaviors, epidemiology, health promotion and education, and the development of skills to solve real-life public health and other social issues.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the understanding of the public health and social determinants of health framework.
  2. Examine population health metrics and interpret evidence-based trends and the bases of public health issues.
  3. Develop and apply health promotion strategies to impact health-related behaviors at the community level.

Additional Elective Choose One*

  • Select one additional elective course from any of the two blocks above

Total Credits: 28


HE 285  , HE 330  , HE 343  , and HE 375  have prerequisites. See course descriptions for specific prerequisites.

*Additional courses might be considered by advisor approval.

** Special Topics: Nutrition through the Life Span or Reproductive Health are recommended

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