Concentration Rules
1) no more than three non-College courses are permitted
2) courses not on this list may petitioned
3) there is no doublecounting between the concentration and the rest of the major
4) courses not used for the core course may be used as topical electives


Core Course (1 cu required)

HSOC 112 The People's Health
HSOC 150 American Health Policy
HSOC 251 Foundations of Public Health
*PUBH 500 Public Health
*PUBH 504 Public Health Theories and Frameworks
SOCI 134 Health and Social Policy
URBS 201 Urban Health Systems

Topical Elective Courses (5 cu)

ANTH 273 Global Health: Anthropological Perspectives
ANTH 332 Medicine and the Language of Pain
ANTH 359 Nutritional Anthropology
*BIOE 575 Health Policy
GSWS 242 Science of Sex and Sexuality
*HCMG 101 Health Care Systems
HSOC 102 Bioethics
HSOC 131 Sustainability and Public Health
HSOC 216 Gender and Health
HSOC 230 Epidemiology
HSOC 231 Insect Epidemiology
HSOC 259 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
HSOC 260 Social Determinants of Health
HSOC 262 Environments and Public Health
HSOC 331 Reproductive Medicine
HSOC 337 Race and Medicine in the Global South
HSOC 348 Current Issues in Global Health
HSOC 382 Public Health and Violence
**HSOC 430 Disease and Society
**HSOC 458 Environments and Public Health
*NURS 313 Obesity and Society
*NURS 318 Race/Class/Gender in Hlth Care
*NURS 324 U.S. Child Health 1800-2000
PSCI 135 Politics of Food (HSOC 135)
PSCI 221: Health Policy and Politics in Comparative Perspective
PSCI 414 Comparative Politics of the Welfare State
PSCI 335 Healthy Schools (HSOC 335)
SOCI 111 Health of Populations (HSOC 111)
SOCI 277 Mental Illness (HSOC 277)
STSC 168 Environment and Society
URBS 290 Metropolitan Nature

Two of these courses may be used for the concentration
ENVS 404 Urban Environments
ENVS 405 Urban Environments II
ENVS 406 Community Based Env Health
ENVS 407 Prev Tobacco Use Adolescents
ENVS 408 Urban Asthma Epidemic

One of these may be used as an elective
BIOL 446 Statistics for Biologists
*STAT 111 Intro Stat (this is a non-College course)

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