Global Health (Minor)

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The minor in global health is a transdisciplinary program designed for students who seek a broad and flexible set of skills for understanding contemporary health challenges and thinking about how they might best be solved. Global health is understood in the anthropological sense, meaning ways of understanding and addressing disease, health and well-being that can incorporate all cultures, places and time and that can integrate knowledge of health's social, historical, biological and ecological dimensions.

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Global Health (Minor)

Offered by
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Tempe, Online

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Program Requirements

The minor in global health is comprised of 18 credit hours, at least 12 of which must be upper division. A minimum grade of "C" (2.00 on a scale of 4.00) is required for courses used toward the minor.
The minor in global health is also available in an online format to complement the studies of ASU Online students.
Required Core Course -- 3 credit hours
Upper-Division Core Electives (choose three) -- 9 credit hours
Study Abroad Experience -- 6 credit hours
SSH 403: Cross-Cultural Studies in Global Health ((L or SB) & G) or students choose another approved global health study abroad experience (summer session, six credits minimum) (6)
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.