Global Health Minor

18 credits

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SHU Student in Guatemala with childrenGlobalization has brought about rapid change as citizens, governments, and markets worldwide have become increasingly interdependent. Today’s health professions graduates will need the knowledge, skills and abilities to thrive in a competitive, globalized healthcare setting.

The minor in in Global Health responds to the demands of the 21st century by equipping students with competencies through a broad based and multidisciplinary program designed to prepare them for the workplace, international work and volunteer opportunities, and global health incidents. The minor is administered through the Health Science and Leadership program in the College of Health Professions.

Required/Core Courses | 12 credits

  • HS 230 Intro to Global Health
  • HS 304 Community & Public Health
  • HS 332 Global Health Systems
  • HS 334 Culture and Global Health

Economic Systems | 3 credits

  • EC 211 The Economics of Social Issues
    • or EC 320 Health Economics

Elective Course Options | 3 credits

  • PO 242 International Organizations
  • PO 341 International Law
  • SO 254 Society and Global Economic Change
  • TRS 342 Human Rights