Minor Code: PRDHLTHMIN
20 hours to complete
6-7 courses required
For the Declaration of Minor Form, contact the department:

Requirements

A minor in Predictive Health requires a total of 20 credits, chosen from two or more departments or schools. Only one course may also count toward the major; this includes cross-listed courses. Three required courses and other elective courses are required to complete the minor. The three required courses are:

  1. HLTH 210/ANT 231 – Introduction to Predictive Health and Society

  2. One of the following 300/400 level courses:

    1. HLTH 310/ANT 339 – Defining Health: Biocultural Perspectives

    2. HLTH 312/ANT 318 – Predicting Life Span Health

    3. HLTH 411/ ANT 431 – Many Diseases, Few Causes

  3. HLTH 410 –  Predictive Health Challenges

Elective Courses

Predictive Health Minor Elective Courses

Dept

Course #

Title

AAS

247

Racial and Ethnic Relations

AAS

260

Afro-Centric Human Health Care Systems

AAS

360

Black Child Development

AAS

360

Ethnic Minority Families

AAS

371

Anthropology of African Americans

AFS

311

Nutritional Anthropology

AMST

348

Ethnic Experience in America

ANT

105

Introduction to Global Health

ANT

210

Human Biology: Life Cycle Approach

ANT

213

Anthropology and Human Sexuality

ANT

230

Medical Anthropology

ANT

231

Predictive Health and Society

ANT

250

Anthropology of Today’s World: Fast Food/Slow Food

ANT

305

The Human Brain

ANT

311

Nutritional Anthropology

ANT

312

Human Skeletal Biology

ANT

313

Human Development in Biocultural Perspective

ANT

314

Behavioral Ecology of Child Care

ANT

317

Human Social Neuroscience

ANT

318

Predicting Lifespan Health

ANT

321

Anthropology of Human Reproduction

ANT

331

Cross-Cultural Issues in Mental Health

ANT

332

International Health: Anthropological Perspectives

ANT

333

Disease and Human Behavior

ANT

334

Evolutionary Medicine

ANT

335

Women’s Health: Anthropological and Feminist Perspectives

ANT

336

Anthropology of Emerging Diseases

ANT

337

Religion, Health and Healing

ANT

338

Global Health: Biosocial Model

ANT

339

Defining Health: Biocultural Perspectives

ANT

371

Anthropology of African Americans

ANT

385

Special Topics: Advanced Seminar in Predictive Health and Society

ANT

385

Special Topics: Birth and Global Health

ANT

585

Anthropology and Global Health

ASIA

358R

Religion and Healing

BIOL

190

Freshman Seminar: The Biology and Sociology of Aging

BIOL

190

Freshman Seminar: The Science, Politics and Economics of Health and Disease in the Developed and Underdeveloped Worlds

BIOL

223

Developmental Biology

BIOL

247

Ecology

BIOL

250

Cell Biology

BIOL

264

Genetics: A Human Perspective

BIOL

336

Human Physiology

BIOL

353

Genetics of Complex Traits

BIOL

354

Origin and Evolution of the Immune System

BIOL

360

Introduction to Neurobiology

BIOL

415

Cancer Biology and Oncogenes

BIOL

430

Human Genome Project and Disease

BIOL

441

Molecular Biology and Evolutionary Genetics

BIOL

455

Immunology and Disease

BIOL

460

Building Brains

BIOL

463

Population Biology and Evolution of Disease

BIOL

470

Special Topics in Biology: Evolution and Emerging Diseases

BIOL

475

Biology of the Eye

BIOL

480

Modeling of Biological Systems

BIOL

497

History and Biology of Addiction and Depression

BUS

539

Healthcare Management and Markets

CBSC

370B

Planning Community Initiatives

CE

516

Health-Ministry

CE

623

Church’s Mission with Impoverished Children

CE

650

Faith and Health: Transforming Communities

CL

308

Gynecology in Ancient World

CPLT

389

Special Topics: Literature and the Senses

DANC

190

Freshman Seminar: Dance

DANC

229

Introduction to Dance

ECON

221

Empirical Methods in Economics

ECON

371

Health Economics

ECON

372

Health Policy and Economics

ENG

386

Literature and Science

ENVS

215

Human Ecology

ENVS

247

Ecology

ENVS

321

Geology and Human Health

ENVS

359

Ecology and Evolution of Disease

ENVS

483

Spatial Analysis in Disease Ecology

GH

590R

Religion and Healing: Religious Literacy/Healthcare

GHCS

102

Introduction to Global Health

GHCS

300R

Core Issues in Global Health: Social Ethical Perspectives

GHCS

300R

Core Issues in Global Health: Cultural Disparities and Health in South Asia

GHCS

300R

Core Issues in Global Health: Birth and Global Health

HIST

324

Witchcraft/Magic/Alchemy in Western Civilization

HIST

348

Ethnic Experience in America

IDS

201

Interdisciplinary Problems: Bioethics in an Interdisciplinary Perspective

IDS

205

Science and the Nature of Evidence

IDS

206

Foundations of Sustainability

IDS

303

Science as a Modern Cultural Ideal

IDS

350

Freud and Dreams

IDS

385

Special Topics: Disability

IDS

385

Special Topics: Madness, the Brain and Culture

IDS

385

Special Topics: Addiction, the Brain, History and Culture

IH

557

International Health: Anthropological Perspectives

ILA

702

Various Topics

ILA

715

Various Topics

ILA

790

Disease, History and Culture

JRNL

380

Health and Science Writing

JS

354R

Ethics

LAW

687

Bioethics and Public Health Law

LAW

736A

Law in Public Health

LAW

736L

Health Law

LAW

744

Regulation/Healthcare Providers

LING

309

Brain and Language

MBC

501

Core Course in Multi-disciplinary Approaches to Mind, Brain, and Culture

MUS

309

The Musical Brain

NBB

120

From Botox to Behavior

NBB

300

The Musical Brain

NBB

301

Introduction to Neurobiology

NBB

302

Behavioral Neuroscience

NBB

317

Human Social Neuroscience

NBB

321

Behavioral Neuroendocrinology of Sex

NBB

414

Brain and Cognitive Development

NBB

424

Medical Neuropathology

NBB

425

Brain Imaging

NBB

426

Drug Development

NBB

460

Building Brains

PHIL

116

Introduction to Bioethics

PHIL

124

Philosophy of Race and Ethnicity

PHIL

125

Introduction to the Philosophy of Science

PHIL

316

Bioethics

PHIL

482

Special Topics: Philosophy of Medicine

POLS

317

Global Human Rights

POLS

349

Politics of Race in the US

POLS

370B

Planning Community Initiatives

PSY

103

Brain and Behavior

PSY

205

Child Development

PSY

215

Cognition

PSY

216

Stress, Coping and Disorder

PSY

218

Infancy

PSY

220

Sensory Processes

PSY

221

Human Sexuality

PSY

302

Human Learning and Memory

PSY

309

Brain and Language

PSY

310

Cognitive Development

PSY

313

Neuropsychology: Child Disabilities

PSY

315

Psychology of Family Relationships

PSY

321

Behavioral Neuroendocrinology of Sex

PSY

323

Drugs and Behavior

PSY

335

Cognitive Neuroscience

PSY

350

Behavior Modification

PSY

353

Behavioral Neuroscience

PSY

370

Black Child Development

PSY

383

Neuropsychology and Cognition

PSY

414

Brain and Cognitive Development

PSY

415

Sleep and Dreaming

PSY

420

Psychobiology of Visual Perception

PSY

474

Seminar: Developmental Psychology: Infant & Child Development in the South Pacific

REL

322

Religion and Sexuality

REL

323

Death and Dying

REL

333

Religion and the Body

REL

334

Dance and Embodied Knowledge

REL

354R

Ethics

REL

358R

Religion and Healing

SOC

213

Sociology of the Family

SOC

214

Class/Status/Power

SOC

225

Sociology of Sex and Gender

SOC

230

Sociologic Aspects Health/Illness

SOC

247

Racial and Ethnic Relations

SOC

330

Mental Health and Well-Being

SOC

347

Gender and Global Health

SOC

348

Aging in Society

SOC

352

Sociology of Happiness

SOC

360

Ethnic Minority Families

SOC

370B

Planning Community Initiatives

SOC

390

Study Abroad: Health Care/Society Seminar

SPAN

520

The Hispanic Body

SR

536

Religion and Health in Context: HIV

SR

650

Faith and Health: Transforming Communities

SR

698

Religion and Healing: Religious Literacy/Healthcare

THEA

101

Introduction to the Theater

THEA

121

Acting: Fundamentals

WS

231

Sociology of Sex and Gender

WS

335

Women’s Health: Anthropological and Feminist Perspectives

WS

347

Gender and Global Health