Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Environment and Health

Program:
Minor in Environment and Health
Program Code:
7769 Environment and Health
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS17
Department:
Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Social Science

Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences

Undergraduate Programs
Minor in Environment and Health

The Minor in Environment and Health, administered by the Department of Geography, Environment and Health, enhances the education and training of students who are interested in issues relating to the environment and health, including students who wish to prepare themselves for advanced degree programs in environmental studies, health studies or careers in related fields. 

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs at Michigan State University. With the approval of the department and college that administer the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements of the minor should consult an undergraduate advisor in the College of Social Science.

Requirements for the Minor in Environment and Health

Complete a minimum of 15 credits from the following:
1. The following course (3 credits):
GEO 151 Introduction to Human Geography 3
2. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
ANP 370 Culture, Health and Illness 3
EC 498 Economics of Health Care (W) 3
GEO 235 Geography of Environment and Health 3
HDFS 225 Lifespan Human Development in the Family 3
HST 425 American and European Health Care since 1800 4
SOC 451 Dynamics of Population 3
3. Two of the following courses (6 credits):
ANS 427 Environment Toxicology and Society 3
EEP 260 World Food, Population and Poverty 3
ENT 205 Pests, Society, and Environment 3
EPI 390 Disease in Society: Introduction to Epidemiology and Public Health 4
HNF 385 Public Issues in Nutrition and Health 3
PHL 453 Ethical Issues in Global Public Health 3
4. The following capstone course (3 credits):
GEO 435 Geography of Health and Disease 3



 
Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Environment and Health, MNUN (7769)

Required Credits: 15    Program Version: FS17

Requirement 1: Minor - Environment and Health - Introduction to Human Geography
Minor - Environment and Health - Introduction to Human Geography: 1 course from GEO151

Requirement 2: Minor - Environment and Health - Required Elective 1
Minor - Environment and Health - Required Elective 1: 1 course from ANP370, EC498, GEO235, HDFS225, HST425, SOC451

Requirement 3: Minor - Environment and Health - Required Elective 2
Minor - Environment and Health - Required Elective 2: 2 courses from ANS427, EEP260, ENT205, EPI390, HNF385, PHL453

Requirement 4: Minor - Environment and Health - Capstone
Minor - Environment and Health - Capstone: 1 course from GEO435

Requirement 5
15 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.