Health and Society Minor


Eighteen credits, including:

HSCI 021Introduction to Public Health3
One of the following core introductory courses:3
D2:Global Health Devl & Div
Health Care in America
One 100-level methods course:3-4
Fund of Social Research
QR: Elements of Statistics
QR:Basic Statistical Methods 1
Nine additional credits in HSOC courses, including six of those at the 100-level or above9
These may include any of the courses listed above not already counted toward your minor, any courses listed as options for the HSOC major, and/or any courses listed HSOC elective courses.


Ineligible Major: Health and Society

No more than twelve credits from one discipline.

No more than one course may overlap between a student’s major and minor. Students pursuing the Health Sciences major, the Global Health Concentration in the Anthropology major and/or the Health and Healing track in the Environmental Studies major should be especially mindful of this rule.

If pursuing an Anthropology major, ANTH courses used for the HSOC minor are included in the 45-credit major rule.  If pursuing an Environmental Studies major, ENVS courses used for the HSOC minor are included in the 45-credit major rule.

Other Information

In taking intermediate and/or upper level courses, HSOC minors need to be mindful of pre-requisites and plan ahead accordingly.

HSOC minors are encouraged to discuss their minor with both the HSOC minor advisor and their major advisor in order to tailor their plan of study to fit with their own particular strengths and interests.