Health Studies Minor

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

HLST 1101Introduction to Health Studies3
HLST 4999Health Studies Capstone3
Science and Technology of Healthcare Electives
Select one of the following:3
Biomedical Anthropology
Biomedical Instrumentation
Biomedical Imaging
Human Biology: Form and Function
Identity and the Human Genome
Contemporary Nutrition: Food for Thought
Biomedical Science and Society
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
General Biology I
General Biology II
Human Nutrition
Chemistry of Nutrition
General Chemistry for Health Science
General Chemistry II
Human Neuropsychology
Biostatistics for Health Research
Social Science of Healthcare Electives
Select one of the following:3
Alcohol, Addiction, and Culture
Health Communication
Communication in Healthcare Organizations
Health Risk Communication
Palliative Care Communication in the United States and Ireland
End of Life Communication
Health Economics
Health Communication for Healthcare Professionals
Politics of Care
Psychopathology and Clinical Science for Non-Majors
Psychopathology and Clinical Science
Community Mental Health
Drugs, Brain, 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:3
Ethics of Health Care
Ethics and Medical Marketing Communication
Family Crisis Communication
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 Delivery Systems
Population Health
Ancient Medicine & Philosophy
Introduction to Global Public Health
Religion and Medicine in the United States
Career-Oriented Spanish for Nursing and Health Studies
Total Credits15

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. At least one elective must be an upper-level course.

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