The following list of pre-approved courses is intended to inspire, not to require.  This list suggests some of the courses which have been used in the past for the concentration and which can  individualize the concentration around a student's interests and goals.

Concentration Rules

  • Core courses may not be replaced by a petitioned course
  • Relevant courses may be petitioned
  • Up to three non-College courses* are permitted 
  • Courses not used for the core course may be used as topical electives where suitable

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