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The Global Health Minor (GLBHL) minor consists of 21 credits, of which 15 credits are prescribed courses. Students select the other 6 credits from a list of approved supporting courses, spanning multiple disciplines and fields of study including anthropology, development studies, geography, nutrition, psychology and sociology. One of the courses selected must be at the 400 level. Students in the minor have flexibility to tailor, in collaboration with the minor director, the curriculum toward their individual personal and professional interests and goals.

Prescribed Courses

  • BB H 305 – Introduction to Global Health Issues 3 credits; (offered in the fall semester)
  • BB H / HPA 440 –Principles of Epidemiology 3 credits; (offered in the fall, spring and summer semesters)
  • BB H 390A – preparation for Global Health Fieldwork Experience 3 credits; (offered in the spring semester)
  • BB H 390B –Global Health Fieldwork Experience 6 credits; (offered in the summer semester, first six-week session)

Supporting courses

Please refer to the following curriculum guide:

Recommended Curriculum for Global Health Minor

Please note that the list supporting courses featured in the above curriculum guide is not exhaustive, and that it may be appropriate to pursue a course (or courses) that is not detailed here. Prior to enrolling in any supporting course, students should must seek approval from the minor director.