Undergraduate Study

Global Health Minor

To be admitted to the minor, students must be in good academic standing (overall grade-point average of 2.0 or better) and have completed all lower-division minor courses with a GPA of 2.0 or better in those courses.

After satisfying these requirements, students may declare the minor in consultation with the academic counselor.

Required Lower-Division Courses (10 units): Two courses from Civil and Environmental Engineering 58SL, Clusters 80A, 80B, 80CW, Community Health Sciences 91, Global Studies 1, History 3D, Honors Collegium 1, 14, 26, International and Area Studies 1, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology 60, 70, Nursing 50, Statistics 13, World Arts and Cultures 2, 33.

Required Upper-Division Courses (20 to 25 units): Global Health 100 and four courses from the following theme areas, with a maximum of two courses from any single area:

Art: World Arts and Cultures 144, C158, C159, 160.

Biological Sciences: Psychology 179B.

Community Health: Community Health Sciences 100, 161, CM170, 187A, 187B, 195, Health Policy and Management 140, Medicine M160A, M160B, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences 175, Psychology 150.

Environmental Health: Environment 166, M167, Environmental Health Sciences 100, C185A, C185B.

Genetics: Honors Collegium 141, Society and Genetics 162, 163.

Globalization and Development: Community Health Sciences 132, International Development Studies 110, Nursing C155.

Health Humanities and Communication: English Composition 131C, History 179A, 179B.

Policy: Civic Engagement M175SL, Economics 130, 131, Gerontology M108, Health Policy and Management 100, Honors Collegium 105, Public Policy C101, Sociology M164.

Society and Cultural Health: American Indian Studies C121, CM168, American Sign Language M115, Asian American Studies M129, 140SL, Chicana and Chicano Studies CM106, Disability Studies 101W, M121, Gender Studies 104, 105, 125, CM143, Honors Collegium 124, Psychology 129C, M163, Sociology 143, 170.

Statistics and Modeling: Biomathematics 170A, Biostatistics 100A, 100B, Economics 140, Sociology 116, Statistics 130.

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 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.