Public and Community Health, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 18

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 9

Program Code: N808

  • The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.
  • No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least six (6) credit hours must be earned in courses acceptable for residence credit by standards set forth by the Dodge College of Arts and Sciences, excluding transfer, correspondence, and examination (AP, CLEP, Advanced Standing) credit. Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/ No Pass.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement. A course may be used, however, to satisfy both a major support requirement and a minor requirement. 

Requests to substitute a minor requirement must be approved in writing by the Public and Community Health program.

Required Courses

Students must successfully complete at least 18 hours of coursework, including at least nine (9) hours at the upper-division level.

A grade of C or better must be earned in each course submitted for minor credit.

PHCH 2013Introduction to Public and Community Health3
PHCH 3113Introduction to Epidemiology3
PHCH 3513Public Health & Healthcare Systems3
Choose 9 credit hours, with at least 6 hours at the upper-division level, from the approved PHCH electives course list 19
Total Credit Hours18

Students must meet prerequisite requirements for enrollment in upper-division classes.

  • Minors in the Dodge College of Arts & Sciences are available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student’s transcript will so indicate at the time the bachelor’s degree is posted.