2021-2022 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    
    Sep 24, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Public Health Minor


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Coordinator

Maureen Thompson, Undergraduate Programs Director
444B White Hall
315-443-9815

Description

The Minor in Public Health provides students with opportunities to develop broad competencies in areas of study commonly identified with public health. The minor is designed in part for students wishing to gain knowledge and skills for employment in a number of fields that intersect with public health or in preparation for graduate study in public health.

Admission

The Minor in Public Health is available to all University students with a Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above, except for Public Health BS students. To be admitted to the minor, a student must submit a Declaration of Minor form to his or her faculty advisor, the Public Health Minor coordinator, and the Dean’s office in his or her home college.

Student Learning Outcomes


Apply theories, concepts and models from social and behavioral disciplines as they relate to public health practice.  Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

1. Communicate public health information to diverse populations using a variety of media
2. Analyze social, environmental, and behavioral factors that impact on health and contribute to health disparities
3. Apply theories, concepts, and models from social and behavioral disciplines as they relate to public health practice

Course Requirements for the Minor in Public Health


Total Credits Required: 18


Restrictions


Public health majors may not pursue a public health minor.

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