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Minor in Health, Behavior and Society

This minor examines the psychological and societal structures and mechanisms that affect human health and health behavior. The Health, Behavior and Society minor is intended for students who want to explore a secondary interest in the social or behavioral medicine, or those who wish to apply the skills of their major concentration to population health. For students whose major falls within the Humanities or Natural Sciences Divisions, completing a Health, Behavior and Society minor will fulfill the Social Science requirement.

Requirements of a Minor in Health, Behavior, and Society

(6 courses; prerequisites in parentheses)

Required:
PH 101Introduction to Public Health I(none)
PH 116Introduction to the U.S. Health System(none)
Choose 4 of the following:
ANT 216Medical Anthropology(1 in ANT)
CAS 397European Health Science Internship(none)
CSP/PSY 283Behavioral Medicine(PSY 101)
HIS 202Health, Medicine and Social Reform
*prior to fall 2013 HIS 208
(none)

HIS 203

Changing Concepts of Health and Illness
*prior to fall 2013 HIS 209

(none)
HIS 204History of International and Global Health
*prior to fall 2013 HIS 287
(none)
PH 215Public Health Anthropology(ANT 101 or PH 101)
PH 216Peer Health Advocacy(none)
PH 265Global Health(ANT 101 or PH 101)