Public Health Studies - Minor

The Public Health Studies 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 PHLT minor must have a 2.0 or better overall GPA and meet with a PHLT advisor to declare the minor. Students are required to meet a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 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 Public Health are prepared to: Understand factors influencing health in individuals, communities and populations; Contribute to society as citizens armed with the knowledge and skills to promote the common good; Promote healthier lifestyles and environments; and Contribute to the implementation of programs and interventions.

Requirements to declare PHLT minor:

Must have a 2.0 TAMU GPA

PHLT 302Foundations of Public Health3
PHLT 303Social Context of Population Health3
PHLT 305Epidemiology in Public Health3
PHLT 330The Environment and Public Health3
Select one of the following:3
Any relevant public health course 1
Total Semester Credit Hours15

Minimum 15 hours required.

Minimum of 6 hours at 300- to 400-level.

Minimum 2.0 TAMU GPA and a completed minor form filed in the Public Health Studies advising office.