Minor

enlarged photo of Dr. Levy in KenyaThe following requirements are for students graduating after 2018. For students graduating in 2018 or earlier, see the original curriculum.

All students must complete a minimum of 18 semester hours distributed as follows. With planning, the minor can be completed in two years.

  1. Introduction (3 hours)
  2. Methods (3-4 hours)
  3. Seminar (1 hour taken 3 times with variable content)
  4. Immersion Experience (2 hours)
  5. Culminating Experience (4 hours)
  6. Related Hours (to meet 18 hours)

Introduction

Take this course:

  • GHS 101 - Introduction to Global Health (3 hours)

Methods

enlarged photo of Dr. Toni Sam George with studentsTake one of these courses:

  • GHS 201 - Data and Decisions in Global Health (3 hours)
  • ECO 311 - Examining Economic Data and Models (3 hours)
  • IMS 261 - Information and Data Visualization (3 hours)
  • KNH 295 - Research and Evaluation Methods (4 hours)
  • MBI 361 - Epidemiology (3 hours)
  • SOC 262 - Research Methods (3 hours)
  • PSY 293 - Research Design and Analyses in Psychology I (3 hours)
  • STA 301 - Applied Statistics (3 hours)
  • ATH 425 - Ethnographic Methods (3 hours)

Seminar

Repeat this course at least 3 times:

  • GHS 301 - Seminar in Global Health (1 hour taken 3 times* with variable content)

* A related hours course may be used in place of one of the GHS 301 seminars.

Immersion Experience

Take this course:

  • GHS 401 - Global Health Immersion Experience (2 hours; pre-approval required)

Culminating Experience

Take one of these:

  • GHS 477 - Senior Thesis in Global Health (4 hours minimum)
  • ATH 448 - Developing Solutions in Global Health (3 hours)
    and
    GHS 491 - Global Health Leadership (1 hour)

Related Hours*

  • AAA 207 - Asia and Globalization
  • ARC 422 - History of Urbanization
  • ARC 427 - The American City Since 1940
  • ATH 348 - Introduction to Medical Anthropology
  • ATH 368 - Key Questions in Psychological Anthropology
  • ATH 378 - Doctors, Clinics, and Epidemics
  • ATH 428 - Anthropology of Women's Health
  • BIO 181 - Medicinal and Therapeutic Plants
  • BIO 209 - Fundamentals of Ecology
  • BIO 232 - Human Heredity
  • BIO 305 - Human Physiology
  • BIO 449 - Biology of Cancer
  • BSW/HST 225 - The Making of Modern Africa
  • BSW/FSW 362 - Family Poverty
  • BSW 472 - Race, Ethnicity and Aging
  • BSW/HST 495 - Modern African Environmental History
  • CHM 491 - Chemistry in Societal Issues
  • DST 272 - Introduction to Disability Studies
  • DST 312 - Deaf Culture: Global, National and Local Issues
  • DST 335 - Disability and Aging
  • ECO 332 - Health Economics
  • ECO 347 - Economic Development
  • ECO 356 - Poverty and Income Distribution
  • ENG 416 - Writing for Global Audiences
  • ESP 331 - Social Entrepreneurship
  • FSW 312 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • FSW 451 - Family Violence
  • GLG 307 - Water and Society
  • GLG 402 - Geomicrobiology
  • GLG 408 - Introduction to Hydrogeology
  • GEO 271 - Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Conservation
  • GEO 276 - Geography of the Global Economy
  • GTY/SOC 318 - Social Forces and Aging
  • GTY/SOC 357 - Medical Sociology
  • GTY/SOC 456 - Aging and Health
  • HST 236 - Medicine and Disease in Modern Society
  • HST 336 - Medicine and Disease in Pre-Industrial Society
  • HST/LAS 385 - Race, Science and Disease in the Americas
  • IES 441 - Environmental Public Health
  • ITS 302 - Problems of Non-Western Societies
  • ITS 333 - Global Development and Inequality
  • KNH 125 - Introduction to Public Health
  • KNH 203 - Nutrition in Disease Prevention Management
  • KNH 206 - AIDS: Etiology, Prevalence and Prevention
  • KNH 213 - Global and Community Nutrition
  • KNH 214 - Global Well-Being
  • KNH 329 - Psychological Perspectives on Health
  • KNH 362 - Public Health Communication
  • KNH 385 - Contemporary Issues in Men's Health
  • KNH 432 - Nutrition Across the Life Span
  • KNH 462 - Public Health Planning and Evaluation
  • MBI 111 - Microorganisms and Human Disease
  • MBI 405 - Medical Bacteriology
  • MBI 414 - Immunological Principles
  • MBI 435 - Medical Mycology
  • MBI 464 - Human Viruses
  • MGT 302 - Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • MGT 304 - Cross Cultural Management
  • MGT 431 - Logistics Management
  • MKT 301 - Creativity, Innovation and Decision Making in Marketing
  • MKT 425 - Global Marketing
  • NSG 263 - Community Health Nursing
  • NSG 341 - Caring and Terminal Illness
  • NSG 418 - Complex Health Problems
  • PHL 312 - Contemporary Moral Problems
  • PHL 360 - Confronting Death
  • PHL 375 - Medical Ethics
  • POL 261 - Public Administration
  • POL 381 - Global Governance
  • POL 382 - International Law
  • POL 438 - Africa in the Global Economy
  • PSY 210 - Psychology Across Cultures
  • PSY 251 - Introduction to Biopsychology
  • PSY 325 - Psychology of Prejudice and Minority Experience
  • PSY 328 - Psychology of Stigma and Stigmatization
  • PSY 351 - Advanced Biopsychology
  • PSY 376 - Psychology of Judgment, Decision Making, and Reasoning
  • PSY 410 - Community Psychology
  • SPN 203 - Spanish for Health Care Professionals
  • STA/IMS/JNR 404 - Advanced Data Visualization
  • SJS 470 - Social/Political Activism
  • SJS 487 - Globalization, Social Justice and Human Races
  • SOC 348 - Race and Ethnic Relations
  • GTY/SOC 463 - Gender and Aging
  • THE 393 - Intercultural Perspectives and Global Theatre and Performance
  • WGS 202 - Introduction to GLBT Studies
  • WGS 243 - Women's Health Care: Problems and Practices
  • WGS 301 - Women and Difference: Intersections of Race, Class, and Sexuality

*Or any language course at the 200 level or above taught in the target language from the following list: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish