Public Health Minor

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The department offers a minor in public health. Public health deals with the health of populations and focuses on health promotion and disease prevention as well as access to the medical system. The minor introduces students to many of the foundation areas of public health and provides basic exposure to key concepts and skills in the five core disciplines of public health, as articulated by the Council on Education for Public Health. The minor is open to any baccalaureate student outside of the Health Management and Policy major at UNH.

The public health minor includes the following courses:

Required Courses
HMP 401United States Health Care Systems4
HMP 403Introduction to Public Health4
HMP 501Epidemiology and Community Medicine4
HMP 569Human Behavior and the Public Health4
Select one of the following:4
Public Health: History and Practice
Health Analytics
Environmental Health
Social Marketing
Health Policy
Families at Risk
Health Content and Youth Risk Behavior
Stressed Out: The Science and Nature of Human Stress
Recreation and Leisure in Society
Social Welfare Policy: History of Social and Economic Justice
Drugs and Alcohol: Use, Misuse and Addiction
All prerequisite courses must be met.