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

  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:

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!

Virtual Drop-in Advising Hours

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