What You’ll Learn
In our interdisciplinary minor, you will study psychological and social foundations of behavior. And, you will gain an understanding of the ethics that are crucial to health professionals.
Being an effective health professional requires more than the knowledge of science. In our interdisciplinary minor, you will build foundational knowledge in psychology, sociology, and ethics. You will also gain an understanding of the psychological, social, and cultural factors that shape human behavior, health, and disease. All of these things will help prepare you to be a more effective medical practitioner.
The minor contains core courses in sociology, psychology, and ethics. Elective may also be taken in these disciplines as well as health science, anthropology and history.
Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
We recommend submitting first-year applications in October or early November. We decide your admission once you complete your application.
Next Deadline for Transfer Students
Fall Semester: August 1
The minor requires 18 credits. No more than 9 credits can be in any one discipline. You will select electives bases on your interests, in consultation with your advisor.
Students who intend to apply to explore health-related professions should consider the minor. Others who are interested in working in private business or government in the health sector would also benefit from the minor.
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