Health Studies Minor

For a 15-credit minor in Health Studies, students complete the following:

HS 0101Introduction to Health Studies3
HS 0399Health Studies Capstone3
Science and Technology of Healthcare Electives
Select one of the following: 13
Biomedical Instrumentation
Biomedical Signal Processing
Biomedical Imaging
Human Biology: Form and Function
Contemporary Nutrition: Food for Thought
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
General Biology I
General Biology II
Human Nutrition
Community Nutrition
Biostatistics for Health Research
Chemistry of Nutrition
General Chemistry for Health Science
General Chemistry II
Human Neuropsychology
Social Science of Healthcare Electives
Select one of the following: 13
Biomedical Anthropology
Alcohol, Addiction and Culture
End of Life Communication
Ethics and Medical Marketing Communication
Communication in Healthcare Organizations
Health Economics
Health Communication for Healthcare Professionals
Psychology of Death and Dying
Abnormal Psychology for Non-Majors
Abnormal Psychology for Majors
Human Neuropsychology
Drugs and Behavior
Senior Seminar: Health Psychology
Population: Birth, Death, and Migration
Social Work: An Introduction
History of Social Welfare
Traditions, Delivery, and Ethics of Healthcare Electives
Select one of the following: 13
Ethics of Health Care
Global Health Care Ethics
Seminar in Bioethics I: Ethical Issues in Health Care Practice
Seminar in Bioethics II: Ethical Issues in Biomedical Research and Resource Allocation
The Literature of Illness and Healing: Wounded Storytellers and Dedicated Healers
Themes in Creative Writing
Health and Healing in America, 1650-1980: History of Western Medicine
Healthcare in Cuba
Introduction to Global Public Health for Non-Nurses
Ancient Medicine and Philosophy
Healthcare Delivery Systems
Community, Public, and Global Health Nursing
Intermediate Spanish for Health Professionals
Career-Oriented Spanish for Nursing and Health Studies
Total Credits15
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Select one course from each of the three elective lists. At least one elective must be an upper level course.

The elective courses in the health studies program are offered in collaboration with other departments, and count toward degree programs in other departments and programs. Descriptions of these courses are found in the course offerings for those departments.

Students may double-count courses with all core and major requirements.