Health, Medicine, and Society Minor Curriculum

Curricular Requirements

To complete the Minor in Health, Medicine & Society students must complete six (6) three (3) credit courses in Anthropology, Sociology, and related social science or medically related disciplines.  Also, four of the total courses must be completed in Anthropology or Sociology.  The electives may come from a variety of fields depending on the specific course.  Students may count courses taken in the Core Curriculum as part of the minor, however, two additional courses must be taken in addition to the Core courses to complete the minor.  Students in Sociology or Applied Social and Cultural Studies may not count courses toward the major and the HMS minor.  One course must be taken at the 300 or 400 level.  

  Credits
Must take one (1) of the following:  

ANT 102- Cultural Anthropology

OR

SOC 150- Introduction to Sociology

3

Must take 5 electives, including at least one (1) at the 300 level or above:

(Courses should be chosen from the list below.  Other courses can be substituted with the permission of the Department Chair)

15
ANT 118- Applied Anthropology 3
ANT 211- Medical Anthropology 3
ANT 425- Sex, Gender, Sexuality 3
HWOS 432- Disability Studies & Inclusive Communities 3
PHI 201- Biomedical Ethics 3
PSY 250- Human Life Span Development 3
PSY 325- Psychology of Aging 3
PSY 370- Drugs, Society & Behavior 3
PSC 325- Politics and Public Health 3
PUB 200- Foundations in Public Health 3
SOC 224- Family, Health & Social Change 3
SOC 228- Sociology of Aging 3
SOC 275- Sociology of Food & Health 3
SOC 355- Medical Sociology 3
Total Credits 18