Minor in Public Health

Program Director S. Wilensky

Advisor M. Wilson

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and 9 credits in elective courses.

PUBH 1101Introduction to Public Health and Health Services
PUBH 3131Epidemiology: Measuring Health and Disease
PUBH 3133Global Health and Development *
9 credits in elective courses.
Students may fulfill the elective requirement by taking any PUBH course (excluding PUBH 4140W) or any course from the School of Public Health's approved PUBH elective course list from the bachelor of science in public health program. In addition, students may take up to 3 elective credits from the SPH approved study abroad or non-GW course lists.*
9 credits from the following:
AMST 3950Special Topics (Narrative Medicine in American History only)
ANTH 3504Illness, Healing, and Culture
ANTH 3513Anthropology of Human Rights
ANTH 6302Issues in Development
BADM 4101Business Ethics and the Legal Environment
BIOC 3560Diet, Health, and Longevity
BISC 3450Evolutionary Medicine
or BISC 3450W Evolutionary Medicine
EHS 2107Theory and Practice of Research in a Clinical Setting
EXNS 1114Community Nutrition
EXNS 1199Topics in Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (Nutrition and Disease only)
EXNS 2119Introduction to Nutrition Science
EXNS 2122Food Systems in Public Health
GEOG 2104Introduction to Cartography and GIS
GEOG 2127Population Geography
GEOG 2137Environmental Hazards
HIST 3363Race, Medicine, and Public Health
HLWL 1106Drug Awareness
HLWL 1109Human Sexuality
HLWL 1110Issues in Alternative Medicine
HONR 2047Self and Society Seminar
HSCI 2101Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Illness
HSCI 2105Current Issues in Bioethics
IAFF 2190WSpecial Topics (Science, Policy and Tech only)
PHIL 2124Philosophies of Disability
PHIL 2281Philosophy of the Environment
PSYC 3128Health Psychology
PUBH 2113Impact of Culture upon Health
PUBH 2114Environment, Health, and Development
PUBH 2115Health, Human Rights, and Displaced Persons
PUBH 2117Service Learning in Public Health
PUBH 3116Global Health Systems Performance
PUBH 3136Health Law
PUBH 3137Global Public Health Nutrition
PUBH 3150Sustainable Energy and Environmental Health
PUBH 3151Current Issues in Bioethics
PUBH 3152Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health
PUBH 3199Topics in Public Health
STAT 2118Regression Analysis
STAT 2183Intermediate Statistics Lab/Packages
SUST 2003The Sustainable Plate

*Advising documents are maintained by and available from the SPH Undergraduate Program Advisor.