Declare

Courses & Requirements

The public health minor consists of:

  1. Two courses (for 4-6 credits) of Introduction to the Discipline​
    • *Note: taking PUBH 3004 as one of your two introductory courses also satisfies the 2-credit Applying Public Health Theory requirement below
  2. Two courses (for at least 6 credits) from the Understanding Health Issues From Varying Social Scientific Contexts subcategory - these courses must come from a CLA Department, no exceptions.  No study abroad, NSE, or transfer courses are allowed in this category.  
  3. One course (for at least 2 credits) from the Applying Public Health Theory subcategory (*if not fulfilled by taking PUBH 3004)
  4. One course (for at least 2 credits) from the Global Impact subcategory​
    • Note: each course in the subcategory has a prerequisite introductory course.
University Catalog for a full list of courses and requirements.

How to Declare

Please include Student ID and major or college when contacting your advisor.
General questions may be directed to pubhadv@umn.edu.

  1. View this PDF iconslideshow presentation
  2. Fill out thePDF iconPDF Public Health Minor Worksheet
    • Fill in any courses you may have already taken
    • Write the code from the slideshow presentation on the form
  3. Email the completed form and any questions you have to: pubhadv@umn.edu

We can declare you via email, and that is probably easiest.  However we can setup an advising meeting if you'd like.  Email us to start! pubhadv@umn.edu

Virtual Drop-in Advising Hours

Please click on calendar for specific instructions.  Please note that due to COVID-19 students are to email us.