Academic Catalog

Health and Society Minor

This interdisciplinary minor provides students with an understanding of the social construction of health and illness in modern societies. This minor provides students with insights into the ways that societies define health and illness and how social organization and stratification influence population health.

BIOL 105Human Biology3-4
or BIOL 150 Introduction to Biology I: Cells
PSYC 100Introduction to Psychology3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology
Honors: Introduction to Sociocultural Anthropology
Peoples of the World
Select at least four elective courses from at least two departments from the following (at least six credits must be at the 300 level or above):12
Department of Biology
Nutrition
Epidemiology
Applied Nutrition
Research Methods in Epidemiology
Health Promotion and Planning
Environmental Health
Internship in Community Health Education
Health Internship
Department of Psychology
Social Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Behavior Analysis
Environmental Psychology
Biological Psychology
Drugs and Human Behavior
Human Sexuality
Psychology of Gender
Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Global Health
Community Health
Gender and Health
Social Problems
Honors: Social Problems
Latinas in US Society
Race and Ethnic Relations
Sociology of Happiness
Sociology of Childhood
Inequality and Social Policy
Poverty and Place
Total Hours21-22