Concentration Rules

  • These courses are examples of what kinds of courses are suitable for the concentration and where to find them.
  • These courses are not required courses for the concentration, but are pre-approved and require no petition.
  • Suitable courses not on this list may petitioned
  • Up to three non-College courses* may be used in the concentration
  • Courses not used for the core requirement 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*
HCMG 101: Health Care Systems*
HCMG 204: Comparative Heathcare 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 348: Current Issues in Global Health
HSOC 382: Public Health and Violence
NURS 313: Obesity and Societ*
NURS 324: U.S. Child Health 1800-2000*
PSCI 221: Health Policy and Politics in Comparative Perspective
PSCI 414: Comparative Politics of the Welfare State
SOCI 111: Health of Populations (HSOC 111)
SOCI 264: Poverty, Race and Health
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 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 counts as a non-College course in this concentration)*

*Non-College Course

Updated 12/4/19