Minor in Global Public Health
About this Program
The Global Health minor is intended to complement any academic major offered at Drexel and to provide students with basic knowledge about global public health as well as the necessary skills and experience to begin to build their own unique global health career.
The minor will be open to all undergraduate students in all schools and colleges, and is designed around three specific educational objectives for students: to learn more about the problems of global public health in a classroom setting, to experience the issues in global health firsthand in a field setting, and to be exposed to the variety of careers available in global public health by working with faculty, professional staff, and graduate students who are currently engaged in the field.
Upon completion of the Global Health Minor, students are able to:
1. Analyze global health problems, issues and controversies using multiple disciplinary perspectives and conceptual frameworks,
2. Integrate knowledge from academic study and experiential learning toward being active and informed citizens in a global community,
3. Demonstrate the capacity to critically reflect on one's own values, ethics, assumptions and actions in the context of cultures, collaborations and institutions; and
4. Demonstrate the capacity to collaborate across differences (e.g. cultural, social, personal, economic, values, religious).
Requirements for admission
- Undergraduate students with at least 30 credits
- Undergraduate students in good academic standing
Please note: PBHL 101 is a prerequisite for all required PBHL courses in this minor.
It is strongly suggested that students in this minor participate in a field experience which can include an elective course or co-op.
|PBHL 301||Epidemiology in Public Health||3.0|
|PBHL 303||Overview of Issues in Global Health||3.0|
|PBHL 304||Introduction to Health & Human Rights||3.0|
|PBHL 317||The World's Water||3.0|
|Elective Courses: take 12 credits of the following:||12.0|
|Exploring the HIV/AIDS Pandemic|
|Disease Outbreak Investigations|
|Global Ethical Issues|
|Women & Human Rights Worldwide|
|Women and Society in a Global Context|