Global Health Studies Minor

Course Title
Minor Requirements (7 units)
2 core courses
All students complete:
Introduction to Global Health 1
Plus one of the following: 2
Global Bioethics
Qualitative Research Methods in Global Health
History of Reproductive Health
2 additional GBL_HLTH courses 3
3 elective courses. Courses taken abroad can be counted as electives; students may study abroad more than once and receive up to 2 elective credits per program. Remaining elective credits can be fulfilled by health-related courses from various departments, as listed on the GHS major page and program website.

GBL_HLTH 301-0 (Introduction to International Public Health) from Spring 2022 or earlier may be applied in lieu of GBL_HLTH 201-0.


GBL_HLTH 390-0 Special Topics in Global Health may be used in substitution when offered as the following topics: Community Based Participatory Research, Quantitative Methods: Turning Numbers into a Story, or (Re)Mixing Qualitative Methods.


GBL_HLTH 399-0 Independent Study and courses taken abroad may not be counted toward this requirement.


  • Students may elect to study abroad as part of their Global Health Studies curriculum. 
  • A list of eligible elective courses can be found on the Global Health Adjunct Major page of this Catalog. Refer also to the Global Health Studies website for updates and occasional offerings.