Global Health - Minor

The Global Health minor consists of 15 hrs of selected upper-level Public Health coursework. Students are encouraged to select courses in consultation with a Public Health Studies Academic Advisor.

Students applying for a GHLT minor must have a 2.5 or better overall GPA and meet with a PHLT advisor to declare the minor. Students are required to meet a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better in their minor coursework. Proper classification is required for the course level taken and any minor course prerequisites must be met.

Students with a minor in Global Health will be provided with an introduction to global public health problems and health care systems.

Requirements to declare GHLT minor:

  • Must have a 2.5 TAMU GPA
PHLT 305Epidemiology in Public Health3
PHLT 306Border Health3
PHLT 308Comparative Global Health Systems3
PHLT 436Infectious Disease in the Developing World: Risks, Challenges, and Solutions3
Select one of the following:3
Public Health in the Global Context
Global Public Health Systems and Practice Experiences
Public Health Studies Field Experience
Directed Studies
Any course approved by the Undergraduate Programs in Public Heath prior to taking the course
Total Semester Credit Hours15

Minimum of 6 hours at 300 to 400 level. 

Students must have completed at least 45 hours, have a minimum TAMU GPA of 2.5 or higher, and a completed minor form filed in the Public Health Studies advising office to pursue this program.