To declare the minor, students must email Dr. Medeiros (email@example.com) the minor coordinator, to have their course selections approved.
Two Foundation Courses
- ANTH 202 M/Nutrition, Disease and Health. Offered every Fall in-person and Winter & Summer sessions online.
- SOC 213 Sociology of Medicine. Offered every Fall.
One Capstone Experience (choose one from the list below)
- ANTH 382 Ethnographic Field Methods (PreReq: ANTH 202). Offered Fall odd years.
- ANTH 395 Internship with an institution working on health or medicine
- ANTH 402 Sociomedical Sciences Capstone (PreReq: ANTH 302). Offered every Fall.
- SOCL 395 Internship with an institution working on health or medicine
Electives— Take 9 credits with at least 3 credits at the 300 level and with at least two different prefixes, including 2-3 courses (6-9 credits) from group A and 0-1 courses (0-3 credits) from group B.
*Courses with a DWW after the course title are not listed in Degree Works yet and require that Dr. Medeiros issue a Degree Works waiver for the course to count towards the minor. Please email Dr. Medeiros during the semester you are enrolled in the course asking her to issue you a waiver.
Group A: Core Courses (Take at least 6 credits)
- ANTH 216: Race, Racism and Health (Race, Racism & the Black Experience in the Americas
- ANTH 238: Ethnomedicine in Latin America & the Caribbean
- ANTH 302: Medical Anthropology (PreReq: ANTH 202)
- ANTH 306: Human Growth & Development (PreReq: ANTH 202)
- ANTH 313: Global Health Issues (PreReq: ANTH 100 or ANTH 202)
- ANTH 3**: Language & Healing (PreReq: ANTH 120 or ANTH 202)
- ANTH 343: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women’s Health (PreReq: ANTH 100 or ANTH 202)
- BIOL 210: Nutrition (PreReq: Any 100-level Biology course)
- BIOL 271: Heredity (PreReq: Any 100 level Biology course)[Note: this course is not intended for Biology majors, who should select from the other elective options)
- BIOL 318: Exp: M/Health & the Developing World (2 PreReqs: BIOL 117 and BIOL 119) DWW
- BIOL 344: Biology and Global Health in Ghana (4 credits) (PreReq: BIOL 117 and BIOL 119)
- ECON 346: Health Economics (PreReq: ECON 110 and ECON 210 and Junior/Senior standing. Note: SMSc minors have approval to request an override from the School of Business to register for this course during the add/drop period if there are seats available)
- ENGL 101: Topics in Literature - Literature, Medicine, and Racism (4 credits) DWW
- ENGL 427: Literary Representations of Disability (PreReq: ENGL 203)
- HIST 240: Topics in European History - Body Matters: Medicine and Health to 1600 DWW
- HIST 240: Topics in European History: History of Science (4 credits) DWW
- HIST 275 : Global History of Sexual Science (4 credits)
- INTD 207: Interdisciplinary Disability Studies
- PHIL 235: Philosophy of Biology (PreReq: One course in biology or in philosophy)
- PHIL 236: Medicine & Morality
- PSYC 260: Abnormal Psychology (PreReq: PSYC 100)
- PSYC 268: Health Psychology (PreReq: PSYC 100)
- PSYC 308: Psychology of Women (PreReq: PSYC 250 or 251)
- PSYC 365: Clinical Psychology (Option for PSYC Majors Only)
- PSYC 366: Developmental Psychopathology (Option for PSYC Majors Only)
- PSYC 385: Cross-cultural Psychology (PreReq: PSYC 215 or 216)
- SOCL 281: Selected Topics - Gender and Health (PreReq: SOCL 100 or SOCL 102 or SOCL 105) DWW
- SOCL 314: Illness, Self, and Society (PreReq: SOCL 100 or SOCL 102 or SOCL 105)
- SOCL 358: Sociology of Emotions (PreReq: Any 100-level Sociology course).
- SPAN 335: Spanish for Medical Professionals (PreReq: SPAN 301) DWW
- New or slot/topics courses with the words “Health,” “Medicine,” or “Healing” in the title can be used to fulfill an elective for the Group A requirement. Email Dr. Medeiros for course approval before registering.
Group B: Complementary Courses (Take 0-3 credits)
- ANTH 226: M/Anthropology of Latin America & the Caribbean
- ANTH 307: Anthropology of Development DWW
- ANTH 316: Human Ecology (PreReq: ANTH 105 or ENVR 124)
- ANTH 318: Gender and Sexuality in Latin America (PreReq: ANTH 100 or ANTH 101)
- BLKS 200: Introduction to Black Studies
- BLKS 220: Black Lives Matter
- GEOG 286: Geographic Information Systems (4 credits) (Requires permission of the instructor)
- GEOG 362 M/Geography of Latin America
- GEOG 363: M/Geography of Sub-Saharan Africa
- GEOG 384: Geography of Food
- GEOG 388: Urban Lives & Livelihoods in Ghana (Note: This is a study abroad course)
- HIST 260: S/U/Issues in the History of American Women
- HIST 261: M/U/Native American History
- HIST 262: S/American Indian Law and Public Policy
- HIST 266: S/U/Civil Rights Movement in America
- HIST 271: S/M/History of Latin America since 1789 DWW
- HIST 480: LACAANA History: Environmental History of Africa (PreReq: HIST 302) DWW
- HIST 480: LACAANA History: History of Aid and Development in Africa (PreReq: HIST 302) DWW
- PLSC 360: S/M/Developing World Politics
- PLSC 362: Government and Politics in Africa (PreReq:
- PLSC 412: American Social Welfare Policy (PreReq: PLSC 110)
- PLSC 442: Human Rights in a Global Perspective (PreReq: PLSC 140)
- PLSC 454: Government and Politics of Latin America (PreReq PLSC 120)
- SOCL 201: Black Women in American Society (PreReq: Any 100-level Sociology course)
- SOCL 220: U/Inequality, Class, and Poverty
- SOCL 225: Sociology of Gender and Sexuality (PreReq: SOCL 100 or SOCL 102 or SOCL 105)
- SOCL 230: S/U/Race and Ethnicity
- SOCL 325: Global Social Change (PreReq: Any 100-level Sociology course) DWW
- WGST 230: Introduction to Queer Studies
- WGST 310: Race, Class, and Gender
- WGST 320: Gender and Sexualities
* No more than 9 credits from the minor can overlap with your major.