Minor in Health Sciences

Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from this program will:

  • Students will be able to apply knowledge from behavioral, business, and social aspects of health into inter-professional practice.
  • Students will be able to create (plan, implement, and evaluate) evidence-based health programs relevant to targeted populations and desired health outcomes.
  • Students will demonstrate professional conduct, and strong interpersonal skills in their chosen career path.
  • Students will be able to identify the specific challenges, and opportunities of improving health outcomes and reducing health disparities in diverse and urban environments.

Students earning a Minor in Health Sciences must earn a minimum grade of “C-” in all Health Sciences courses. This means that a grade below a “C-” in a Health Sciences course will need to be repeated to earn a passing grade.

Program Requirements

HLSC 101Introduction to Health Sciences2
HLSC 300Diversity in Health3
HLSC 410Epidemiology3
HLSC 430Health Program Management3
HLSC 440Ethics and Policy of Public Health Promotion3
HLSC 470Technology, Marketing and Media in Health3
Plus one of the following three courses:3
Urban Health
Global Health
Leadership and Management in Health Professions
Total Credits20