Environmental Health Sciences
A study of human interaction with the environment and potential impacts of environmental agents on health and safety. Hazards from natural sources and human activities that contaminate our air, land, water, food, homes, neighborhoods, and workplaces are examined. Environmental control activities, including pollution control technology and policy, are also examined.
Introduction to Biostatistics
This is an introductory survey of statistical reasoning and analysis. Additionally, students should have a working knowledge of personal computers and the Windows operating environment.
Principles of Epidemiology
A basic overview of epidemiologic methodology and techniques. Both communicable and chronic disease risk factors will be discussed, along with data acquisition, analysis techniques, and current published epidemiological studies.
Health Systems Administration
An overview of the U.S. health care delivery system. It examines the organization, function, and role of the system; current system problems; and alternative systems or solutions.
This course provides learning opportunities for public health undergraduate students to develop an understanding of factors that distinguish personal health, individual actions that affect the health of an individual and those close to him or her—from community health, which refers to the health status of a defined group of people and the actions, policies, structures, and conditions that promote, protect, and preserve the health of communities.
Students may pursue this minor if they:
- Are enrolled full time at IUPUI
- Are enrolled in the IUPUI Honors College or possess a cumulative IUPUI GPA of at least 3.5.
- Are enrolled in a major outside of the School of Public Health
- Have the ability to complete the minor along with other school and program requirements
Because this minor is administered by the School of Public Health, students must declare their intention to pursue the minor by completing the school's application, available online or at the School of Public Health Student Services Office, 714 N. Senate Avenue, EF 200. This application should be completed at the same time the student completes an application for graduation with the baccalaureate degree.
You must pursue the honors version of the minor, or complete an Honors contract for each non-Honors course and submit it to the IUPUI Honors College for approval.