Public Health Minor


Students in the Public Health minor will gain a basic understanding of the foundations of public health.  Upon completion of a minor, students will be able to:

  • Describe the history of public health
  • Provide examples of the essential services of public health
  • Identify the methodologies employed by public health practitioners;
  • Identify and describe the factors impacting health and disease of a population using sociological model
  • Utilize basic methods for measurement and quantification of disease to describe the extent of public health issues
  • Discuss the impact of culture and policy on health and disease.


  • Complete all of the following
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Minor Policy

  • Minors may be declared before the completion of the drop/add period in the first term of the senior year or before completion of 87 credit hours, whichever comes later.
  • Successful completion of at least one course in the minor is a prerequisite to such declaration.
  • Only two of the required minor courses may also count toward major or another minor’s requirements. 
  • One half of the required credits for the minor must be completed at Sage (minimum).
  • GPA in Minor required (minimum): 2.200 or higher
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