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Population and Public Health Minor

The population and public health minor focuses on improving the health of communities through research, educational programs, and health promotion. Public health encompasses a broad set of issues including global environmental challenges and social factors that lead to health disparities among populations.

Program Description

The interdisciplinary minor in population and public health is designed for students interested in preventing disease and improving the health of populations. The minor addresses biological, social and cultural, environmental, ethical, and public policy influences on a population’s health and requires critical, cross-disciplinary thinking applied to solving health problems.

Program Highlights

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Course Requirements

This interdisciplinary minor is for students in any major interested in protecting and improving the health of communities. The minor addresses biological, social and cultural, environmental, ethical, and public policy influences on a population’s health and requires critical, cross-disciplinary thinking applied to solving health problems. The course of study consists of three parts: prerequisite courses, core areas in public health, and a capstone internship.

NOTE: These requirements apply to students declaring the PPH minor after Fall 2017

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