Global Health (Minor)

Global Health (Minor)
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With the health care industry being one of the largest sectors of employment, Global Health is a fast-growing and popular field of study. Students who minor in Global Health acquire knowledge and abilities that are useful as they pursue careers in health care, especially those who will be working with diverse client populations in the United States and overseas.

Students in the Global Health minor are encouraged to take courses outside their major discipline, particularly for the Social Issues component. If they do not they must ensure that they have at least 6 credits of upper-level coursework outside their major in order to be able to have a minor.

Please see complete information on all of the requirements to earn a minor at Plymouth State University.

Course Title Credits
Minor Requirements
AN 2100Foundations of Anthropology (GACO)4
or SO 2225 Foundations of Sociology (DICO)
Complete one of the following:3-4
BI 1110
Biological Science I (TECO)
PBH 2000
Foundations of Public Health
HE 2900
Disease, Safety, and Environment (WECO)
NR 2100
Foundations of Professional Nursing (open to Nursing majors only)
Complete one of the following:
AN/SO 3505Illness, Wellness, and Healing (INCO,INCP,WECO)4
Society, Culture and Policy
Complete one of the following:3-4
BIDI 1400
Plagues and Peoples (PPDI)
GE 2002
Human Geography
PO 1035
World Politics (GACO)
PODI 1056
Humanitarianism: Working in the Global Community (PPDI)
GEDI 2400
Mapping Our World: Creating Realities (CTDI)
PO 2025
Public Administration (DICO)
Social Issues
Complete one of the following:3-4
AN 3605
Forensic Anthropology
ESP 3550
Environment and Health (WECO)
HE 4100
Women's Health Issues (WECO)
NR 4020
Global Health and Population-Based Health Care (GACO)
PO 3255
Model United Nations (GACO,INCO,INCP)
PY 3325
Medical Ethics (INCO,INCP,WECO)
SW 3500
Health and Society (GACO,WECO)
HE 3700
Drug Behavior (WECO)
SO 3385
Drugs and Society (INCO,INCP)
Total Credits17-20

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