The minor in Public Health is intended for students who are interested in public health but whose primary focus is within another academic major. Students are required to take 6 credits of courses fundamental to the discipline and select 9 additional credits from a list of related courses. The minor allows students to explore public health concepts and integrate it into other areas of study. In the undergraduate Public Health minor program, you’ll be able to spend your time in the classroom and have practical application opportunities. The program consists of courses from a variety of disciplines including health education, health sciences, and behavioral sciences.
As a student in the program, you’ll be able to learn from a team of committed, caring faculty and staff dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service within the liberal arts tradition. Once you graduate with a degree with a minor in Public Health, you’ll be prepared for a career in public health, community health, social services, corporate wellness, and patient education settings. Many graduates see themselves working at various nonprofits including the American Red Cross or at hospitals, clinics, higher education, and local health agencies.