Public Health, Minor

Program Overview

The minor in Public Health is designed for students interested in health-related careers who wish to develop skills and knowledge about global public health challenges. It also offers important courses for students on a pre-medical track. 

A minor in Public Health is completed by completing 16 credits.

Course topics may include:

  • The Genome and You
  • Century of the Gene
  • Global Health Challenges
  • Health in Contemporary Africa
  • General Psychology
  • Science, Technology, and Society
  • Sociology
  • Bioethics
  • History of Medicine
  • Drugs in History
  • History of Mental Health
  • Food, Farms, and Famine
  • Medicine, Culture, and Society
  • Drugs in History
  • Gender, Science, and Technology
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Hormones, Brain, and Behavior
  • Health Economics and Policy
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Drugs, Society, and Behavior
  • Hormones, Brain, and Behavior

See course catalog for details.


The School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Russell Sage Laboratory (SAGE) 4307, 110 8th Street, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-2576

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