To earn a minor in Global Health Studies, students must:
- Complete seven courses, including four core courses and three elective courses
- Study abroad on a public health-focused program. Two of the elective courses can be completed on a public health study abroad program.
Select four core courses from those listed on our Course Descriptions page.
- One of these courses must be GBL_HLTH 301 Introduction to International Public Health.
- Students must also take one of the following: GBL_HLTH 302 Global Bioethics or GBL_HLTH 320 Qualitative Research Methods or GBL_HLTH 390 Topics in Anthropology/Global Health or GBL_HLTH 390 Community Based Participatory Research
- Select two additional core courses.
You must take three elective courses.
- Up to two elective courses are taken abroad
- Approved elective courses offered by a wide variety of departments are also listed on our Course Descriptions page.
- Additional 300-level courses may also be considered as electives with approval from the Global Health Studies program.
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 email@example.comBack to top