Concentration Rules

  • no more than three non-College courses are permitted
  • elective courses not on this list may petitioned
  • there is no doublecounting between the concentration and the rest of the major
  • courses not used for the core course may be used as topical electives


Core Courses (1 cu required)

**HSOC 458 Environments and Health
STSC 168 Environment and Society
STSC 279 Nature's Nation
STSC 379 Animals in Science, Medicine and Technology

Topical Electives (5 cu required)

ANTH 244 Disease and Human Evolution
ANTH 260 Cultures of Science and Technology
ANTH 273 Global Health: Anthropological Perspectives
BFMD 073 Infectious Diseases
CLST 371 Greek and Roman Medicine
ENGL 107  Medicine and Literature (formerly ENGL 085)
GRMN 239 Sustainability and Utopia
HSOC 150 American Health Policy
HSOC 131 Sustainability and Public Health
HSOC 230 Fundamentals of Epidemiology
HSOC 231 Insect Epidemiology
HSOC 232 Social Epidemiology
HSOC 251 Foundations of Public Health
**HSOC 430 Disease and Society (STSC 430)
**HSOC 462 Seeking Health
*NURS 318 Race, Class and Gender in Health
*NURS 324 U.S. Child Health
*NURS 343 Environmental Health Issues and Global Implications
PSCI 135 Politics of Food (HSOC 135)
PSCI 335 Healthy Schools (HSOC 335)
STSC 001 Emergence of Modern Science (HSOC 001)
STSC 003 Technology and Society (HSOC 003, SOCI 033)
STSC 209 Race and Gender in Global Science
STSC 338 Hybrid Science: Nature, Health and Society in Latin America
STSC 436 Biopiracy (HSOC 436)
URBS 290 Metropolitan Nature

A maximum of two of these ENVS electives may be taken:
ENVS 301 Environmental Case Studies
ENVS 404 Urban Environment I
ENVS 406 Community Based Env. Health
ENVS 407 Prevention of Tobacco
ENVS 408 Urban Asthma Epidemic

 *non-College course
**If this course is used in the concentration, it cannot be used to fulfill the capstone requirement