Minor in Public Health
The Minor in Public Health captures the core areas of public health identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, such as health education, epidemiology, health policy, and environmental health. The courses introduce students to key concepts, theories, problems, and solutions in public health, and focuses on the links between public health, social justice, and human rights. Students with an interest in public health at MU can gain new perspectives, as well as knowledge and skills, to supplement their major coursework by completing the Minor in Public Health.
Note: Students majoring in Public Health are not eligible for the Public Health minor.
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Completion of 15 credit hours (9 credit hours from List A, 3 credit hours from List B, and 3 credit hours from List C).
*All courses must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher to qualify for the Public Health Minor.
|List A: Introduction to Public Health and Public Health Systems* (9 credit hours)|
|P_HLTH 2200||Introduction to Public Health and Health Promotion||3|
|P_HLTH 3310||Social and Behavioral Health Theory and Practice||3|
|P_HLTH 3400||Global Public Health and Health Care Systems||3|
|or HLTH_SCI 3400||Global Health Care Systems|
|List B: Public Health Focus Area* (3 credit hours, choose one course)|
|P_HLTH 3450||Introduction to Epidemiology||3|
|P_HLTH 3460||Introduction to Public Health and Emergency Preparedness||3|
|P_HLTH 3620||Public Health Promotion and Program Planning||3|
|P_HLTH 4350||Principles of Environmental Health for Public Health||3|
|List C: Public Health Elective* (3 credit hours)|
|P_HLTH 2050||Gender and Public Health||3|
|P_HLTH 3560||Public Health and Environmental Justice||3|
|P_HLTH 3660||Chronic Disease and Public Health Approaches||3|
|P_HLTH 3760||Infectious Disease and Public Health Approaches||3|
|P_HLTH 3860||Autism Spectrum Disorder and Public Health||3|
|P_HLTH 3960||Public Health, Drugs and Policy||3|
|P_HLTH 3965||Strategies for Effective Peer Education in Public Health||1|
|P_HLTH 4610||Race, Ethnicity, and Health: An Intersectional Examination of Health Inequalities||3|
|P_HLTH 4620||Climate Change and Human Health||3|
|P_HLTH 4960||Qualitative Approaches to Understanding Public Health Problems||3|