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Minors

The Biology Department offers minors in Biology, Public Health, and Health & Society

Biology Minor (20 cr)
Required courses
BIOL 150 Intro to Biology I: Cells (4 cr)
BIOL 160 Intro to Biology II: Organisms (4 cr)

Elective courses
12 cr of BIOL courses at the 200-level or above, with at least one course at the 300-level or above

Public Health Minor (19 cr)
Required Courses:
HLTH 150H Introduction to Community and Public Health (3 cr)
BIOL 150 Intro to Biology I: Cells (4 cr)
MATH 232 Introduction to Statistics (3 cr)
BIOL 312 Epidemiology (3 cr)

Electives:
two courses chosen from the following; at least one must be at the 300-level or above:
ANTH 310 Global Health (3 cr)
ANTH 315 Community Health (3 cr)
BIOL 412 Research Methods in Epidemiology (3 cr)
HLTH 200 Health Promotion and Planning (3 cr)
HLTH 310 Environmental Health (3 cr)
HLTH 540 Internship in Community Health Education (3 cr)

Health & Society Minor (21-22 cr)
Required Courses:
BIOL 105 Human Biology (3 cr) or BIOL 150 Intro to Biology I: Cells (4 cr)
PSYC 100 Intro to Psychology (3 cr)
SOCI 100 Intro to Sociology or ANTH 130 Intro to Sociocultural Anthropology or ANTH 295  Peoples of the World (3 cr)

Electives: 
choose at least 4 courses from the following list, from at least two departments. At least 2 courses (6 cr) must be at the 300 level or above.

Department of Biology
BIOL 250 Nutrition (3 cr), BIOL 312 Epidemiology (3 cr), HLTH 200 Health Promotion & Planning (3 cr), HLTH 310 Environmental Health (3 cr), BIOL 412 Research Methods in Epidemiology (3 cr), BIOL 403 Applied Nutrition (3 cr), HLTH 540 Internship in Community Health Education (3 cr), HLTH 590 Health Internship (1-15 cr)

Department of Psychology
PSYC 230 Social Psychology (3 cr), PSYC 270 Abnormal Psychology (3 cr), PSYC 316 Behavior Analysis (3 cr), PSYC 325 Environmental Psychology (3 cr), PSYC 331 Biological Psychology (3 cr), PSYC 332 Drugs & Human Behavior (3 cr), PSYC 355 Human Sexuality (3 cr), PSYC 356 Psychology of Gender (3 cr)

Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
ANTH 310 Global Health (3 cr), ANTH 315 Community Health (3 cr), SOCI 201 Social Problems (3 cr), SOCI 305 Latinas in US Society (3 cr), SOCI 321 Race & Ethnic Relations (3 cr), SOCI 415 Sociology of Happiness (3 cr), SOCI 425 Sociology of Childhood (3 cr), SOWK 340 Inequality and Social Policy (3 cr), ANTH 395 Gender and Health (3 cr), SOWK 405 Poverty and Place (3 cr)