Concentration Rules

  • Pre-approved courses are not required courses for the concentration
  • Suitable courses not on this list may petitioned
  • Up to three non-College courses* may be used in the concentration
  • Courses on the core course list and not used for the core requirement may be used as topical electives

Core course  (1 cu required) 

HCMG 101: Health Care Systems*
HCMG 202: Economics and Financing of Healthcare (ECON 039)*
HCMG 204: Comparative Health Care Systems*

Topical Electives  (5 cu required) 

ANTH 234: Pharmaceuticals and Global Health
ANTH 260: Cultures of Science and Technology
ANTH 273: Global Health: Anthropological Perspectives
ANTH 347: Anthropology of Corporations
BEPP 201:  Political Economy of Social Policy*
BIOE 575: Health Policy (HCMG 250)*
ENGL 107: Medicine and Literature (formerly ENGL 085)
HCMG 203: Clinical Issues in Health Care Management*
HCMG 212:  Health Care Quality and Outcomes*
HCMG 213:  Health Care Management and Strategy*
HCMG 215: Economics and Management of Pharma and Biotech*
HCMG 216: Health Insurance and the Industrial Organization of Health Care*
HIST 107: Comparative Capitalist Systems
HIST 161: American Capitalism
HIST 255: Thinking about Capitalism
HSOC 150: American Health Policy
HSOC 152: Technology and Medicine in Modern America
HSOC 260: Social Determinants of Health
LGST 100: Ethics and Social Responsibility*
NURS 324: U.S. Child Health*
PSCI 221: Health Policy and Politics in Comparative Perspective
PSCI 414: Comparative Politics of the Welfare State
SOCI 134: Health and Social Policy
SOCI 135:  Law and Society
STSC 252: Data and Death

ONE of these may be used as a concentration elective:

BIOL 446 Statistics for Biologists 
STAT 111 Intro Stat (this counts as a non-College course in this concentration)*

ONE of these may be used as HMF concentration electives:

BIOE 401: Introduction to Bioethics*
HSOC 102: Bioethics  (SOCI 101)
HSOC 140: History of Bioethics
NURS 330: Health Care Ethics*
PHIL 072: Biomedical Ethics 

*non-College course



Updated 12/4/19