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Global Health, Culture, and Society Minor

The Global Health, Culture, and Society Minor leverages a critical multidisciplinary perspective to meet challenges and opportunities arising from a complex interplay of political, economic, environmental, social, historical and cultural systems.

Students will develop competencies in the following areas:

  • Importance of the humanities in both expressing and experiencing human health
  • Social determinants of health and health disparities
  • Biological mechanisms underlying health
  • Diverse methodologies in health research and implementation
  • Ethical issues in health
  • Environmental influences on human health
  • Historical context of illness and health

Core Courses

  • HLTH 207 Fundamentals of Epidemiology
  • HLTH 250 Foundations of Global Health
  • HLTH 350 Core Issues in Global Health

Led By Distinguished Faculty