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Minor Requirements

To earn a minor in Global Health Studies, students must:

Course requirements

Select four core courses from those listed on our Course Descriptions page.

You must take three elective courses.

Please note that double-counting classes within Weinberg is not permitted. 

Study abroad requirement

You must participate in a substantial public health experience abroad. Most students complete one of Northwestern's public health programs, offered in China, France, Mexico, Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and South Africa. Learn more about these study abroad programs. Two of your Global Health Studies elective requirements can be completed on a public health study abroad program.

You may also participate in a non-ULA public health program, but it must first be approved by the Global Health Studies director. For more information, contact

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