Undergraduate Program in
Public Health

Undergraduate Programs

Minor in Health Policy

This minor examines health policy in relation to the organization, financing, and provision of health care in the U.S, including its history, and the role of health policy analysis in assessing population health. The Health Policy minor is intended for students who want to explore a secondary interest in the fields of health care administration or health policy and planning, or those who wish to apply the skills of their major concentration to population health. For students whose major falls within the Humanities or Natural Sciences Divisions, completing a Health Policy minor will fulfill the Social Science requirement.

Requirements of a Minor in Health Policy:

(6 courses; prerequisites in parentheses)

PH 101 Introduction to Public Health I (none)
Choose 1 of the following:
PH 116 Introduction to the U.S. Health System (none)
PM 421 U.S. Health Care System (none)
Choose 4 of the following:
CAS 397 European Health Science Internship (none)
ECO 207 Intermediate Microeconomics (ECO 108)
ECO 230 Economic Statistics (MTH 141 conc.)
ECO 236 Economics of Health (ECO 207)
HIS 373W

Health Policy and Politics

*prior to fall 2013 HIS 305W

PSC 200 Applied Data Analysis (none)
PSC 237 Domestic Social Policy (none)
PSC 243 Environmental Politics (none)
PSC 245 Aging and Public Policy (none)