Undergraduate Study

Public Health Minor

To enter the Public Health minor, students must be in good academic standing with an overall grade-point average of 2.0 or better, have completed 90 or more units, and apply to the Fielding School of Public Health Student Affairs Office, A1-269 Center for Health Sciences. Enrollment is competitive and based on grade-point average and an application essay.

Required Upper-Division Courses (28 units): Seven courses, including Biostatistics 100A, Community Health Sciences 100, Environmental Health Sciences 100, Epidemiology 100, Health Policy and Management 100, Public Health 150 (must be taken during the first term of enrollment in the minor), and one elective course to be selected from Biostatistics 100B, Community Health Sciences 91, 130, 132, M140, 180, 181, Health Policy and Management M110, C121, Public Health 53, M106, or M151. Transfer credit for any of the above is subject to school approval.

A minimum of 20 units applied toward the minor requirements must be in addition to units applied toward major requirements or another minor.

Each minor course must be taken for a letter grade, and students must have a minimum grade of C (2.0) in each and an overall grade-point average of 2.0 or better in the minor. Successful completion of the minor is indicated on the transcript and diploma.