Health Sciences Minor - Calendar Program Description

Below is a list of courses that might be of interest to a student wishing to pursue a health sciences minor. Note that this is only a recommendation and that there are many other possible courses that could be used.

Lower Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
HSCI 100 3 Human Biology   Required B-Sci
HSCI 130 4 Foundations of Health Science   Required B-Soc, B-Sci
HSCI 211 3 Perspectives on Cancer, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases HSCI 100, HSCI 130 Recommended  
HSCI 212 3 Perspectives on Infectious and Immunological Diseases HSCI 100, HSCI 130 Recommended  
HSCI 216 3 Ecological Determinants of Human Growth, Development and Health HSCI 100 Recommended  

Upper Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
HSCI 330 3 Exploratory Strategies in Epidemiology STAT 302 or 305, 3 HSCI units at 200 level, 6 other HSCI units Recommended  
HSCI 410 3 Exploratory Data Analysis STAT 302 or 305. Recommended: HSCI 330 Recommended  
HSCI 424 4 Strategic Applications of GIS in Health HSCI 330, STAT 302 or STAT 305, 60 units Recommended  
HSCI 430 3 Health of Vulnerable Populations HSCI 330 Recommended  
HSCI 431 3 The Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic HSCI 330, 60 units Recommended  
HSCI 432 3 Seminar in Epidemiology HSCI 330 Recommended  
Total: 19        
Required: 15        

Synergy

Health sciences studies "health and disease from 'cell to society'". Statistics has a role to play at each of these levels, and can help to facilitate high quality research in this interdisciplinary field.

Possible Careers (Please consult other resources e.g. Career Services)

  • Epidemiologist
  • Medical Informatician