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  • Health Science

    The health science minor provides foundational knowledge and skills in the changing healthcare delivery system.

    About this Minor

    The minor is open to all juniors and seniors with majors outside the College of Public Health and Health Professions who meet the prerequisites. It is also open to communication sciences and disorders students.

    Prerequisites include junior standing (60+ credits), a 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.0 prerequisite GPA based on general college biology, general psychology, abnormal/developmental/physiological psychology, physiology and statistics (STA 2023). Students can transfer up to three credits of approved coursework.

    Interested students should obtain an application and a list of current coursework.

    Required Courses

    Complete the first three courses before taking electives.

    Courses Credits
    HSA 3111 U.S. Health Care System
    Take in the fall
    HSC 3502 Survey of Diseases and Disabilities 1
    Take in the fall
    OTH 3416 Pathophysiology
    Take in the spring

    Electives: 6 credits

    Courses Credits
    CLP 4134 Introduction to Child Clinical and Pediatric Psychology 3
    CLP 4314 Introduction to Health Psychology 3
    CLP 4420 Introduction to Neuropsychology 3
    HSC 4558 Survey of Diseases and Disabilities 2 3
    HSC 4600 Psychiatric Disorders 3
    OTH 3200C Applied Human Development 1 3
    OTH 3201 Applied Human Development 2 2
    OTH 4418 Nervous System and Disorders 3
    OTH 4418L Nervous System and Disorders Laboratory 2
    PHC 3603 Critical Issues in Public Health​ 3​
    RCS 4451 Public Health Aspects of Substance Abuse 3
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minors: health-science