Public Health Minor
The Public Health (PH) Minor (2020) is offered through the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education and is designed to expose students to the broad field of public health with a focus on understanding the determinants of health, improving quality of life and overall well-being through evidence-based initiatives, and expanding the credentials of students entering health related professions.
The PH Minor includes 15 credit hours of study, 6 credits in the Public Health Minor Core and 9 credits in Public Health Minor Electives.
The Public Health Minor is designed to:
- Introduce students to a variety of Public Health concepts with the knowledge and skills to assess community needs and design, implement, and evaluate public health education programs.
- Focus on improving quality of life and overall well-being of individuals, worksites, and communities through behavioral, environmental, and policy-based initiatives.
- Expand the credentials of students entering health related professions and/or advanced areas of related study.