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The public health minor includes courses in public health, health science, and community health. This minor is not available to students pursuing a major in public health.

This minor works well with majors in:

  • Nursing
  • Natural Resources
  • Biology
  • Nutrition
  • Business
  • Exercise Science

What You Will Learn

Our minor in public health provides students with a general overview of wellness and illness topics across a wide demographic. You will learn the basics of:

  • community health and health education
  • health care systems
  • epidemiology
  • environmental health



If you want to learn more about this minor, contact Primary Department Advisor Katharine Herbert.

Total Credits: 18

A few of the classes you will take include:

  • HSC 180 Principles of Public Health
  • HSC 200 Intro to the Public Health Profession
  • HSC 310 Healthcare Systems
  • HSC 387 Biostatistics and Epidemiology
  • HSC 482 Environmental Health

For a complete list of all the courses you will take and their descriptions, please see our Course Catalog.

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Enroll in this Minor

Any Ball State student can declare this minor by visiting their academic advisor.

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