Sep 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health and Medicine, Minor

The Interdisciplinary Studies in Health and Medicine minor spans most areas of the arts, sciences and humanities. This minor presents an opportunity for students in any major to study the role of wellness, healthcare and medicine from many perspectives. The minor is designed to enhance personal learning and provide an area of focus for students who may be looking to pursue careers in health related fields.

Students choosing this minor need to complete the equivalent of five four-credit courses, representing five different disciplines, from the following list, meeting the criteria outlined below.

  1. Each course must represent a different discipline
  2. No more than four credits in a student’s major may be counted toward the minor requirements
  3. At least three of the courses must be a 200-level or higher
  4. Courses may also count toward general education requirements
  5. Students will need to fulfill any required prerequisites for courses
  6. Additional courses may be considered for the minor at the discretion of the Interdisciplinary Studies in Health and Medicine Interest Group.

Required Courses:

Total Credits for the Minor: 20

Minor Coordinator: Alireza Geshnizjani
Minor Division: Social Science and Business


A minimum of one third of the required credits must be earned at UMF for a minor to be awarded.