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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Health Science Minor

Page address: http://ahn.mnsu.edu/health/community/minor.html

HEALTH SCIENCE MINOR, 21 CREDITS

Descriptions of courses listed below are available on the Undergraduate Bulletins page.

Required for the Minor: (6 credits)

  • HLTH 101: Health and the Environment (3) (GE, Goal Area 10)
  • HLTH 260: Introduction to Health Education (3)

Minor Electives: Choose one 200-level course (3 credits)

  • HLTH 210: First Aid and CPR (3) (GE, Goal Area 11)
  • HLTH 211: Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity (3) (GE, Goal Area 7, Gold)
  • HLTH 212: Consumer Health (3) (GE, Goal Area 2)
  • HLTH 225: Introducation to Alcohol and Drug Studies (3)
  • HLTH 240: Drug Education (3) (GE, Goal Area 5)

Minor Electives: Choose 12 credits from the following list of 300- and 400- level courses:

  • HLTH 311: Family Life and Sex Education (3)
  • HLTH 315: Holistic Health and Wellness (3)
  • HLTH 321: Medical Terminology (3)
  • HLTH 400: Women's Health (3)
  • HLTH 410: Current Health Issues (3)
  • HLTH 417: Principles of Wellness Coaching (3)
  • HLTH 440: Teaching First Aid and CPR (2)
  • HLTH 441: Death Education (3)
  • HLTH 450: Environmental Health (3)
  • HLTH 451: Emotional Health & Stress
  • HLTH 454: Chronic and Infectious Diseases (3)
  • HLTH 455: Health and Aging (3)
  • HLTH 459: Critical Topics in Health (1-3)
  • HLTH 460: Introducation to Epidemiology (3)
  • HLTH 465: Health Care Delivery in the U.S. (3)
  • HLTH 466: Global Health (3)
  • HLTH 467: Public Health Law (3)
  • HLTH 475: Biostatistics (3)
  • HLTH 477: Behavior Change Foundations and Strategies (3)
  • HLTH 488: Worksite Health Promotion (3)
  • HLTH 491: Directed Research in Health Science (1-6)

NOTE: Students in the Health Science minor are required to earn a "C" or better in all core and elective courses in the minor

Contact Information

Dr. Marlene Tappe, Ph. D., MCHES

Professor and Department of Health Science Chairperson

Email: marlene.tappe@mnsu.edu