Undergraduate Academic Programs


Global Health Promotion


Undergraduate students in all schools except the College of Arts and Sciences may earn this minor in addition to the baccalaureate degree. A student who decides to pursue this minor should visit the records office of his or her degree-granting school/unit to have this minor officially added as an academic objective. Students are responsible for checking with their degree-granting schools/units to determine whether or not this minor may be officially recorded on their transcripts.

Students considering this minor may visit Shannan Stryjewski for academic advising.

Shannan Stryjewski
Academic Advisor
Department of Applied Health Science
School of Public Health - Bloomington
SPH C103
1025 E. 7th St.
Bloomington, IN  47405-7109
(812) 855-2462
sstryjew [at] indiana [dot] edu


This undergraduate minor program is intended for students in degree programs who wish to add a global health promotion specialty to their studies. This minor requires:

  • successful completion of 15 credit hours prescribed below.
  • a minimum grade of C- in each course used in the minor.
  • a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0.

Note: No course in this minor may be taken under the Pass/Fail Option.

Global Health Promotion Core Courses (12 cr.)
Complete each of the following courses:

  • SPH-B 310 Health Care in Diverse Communities (3 cr.)
  • SPH-H 172 International Health and Social Issues (3 cr.) +S&H
  • SPH-H 311 Human Diseases and Epidemiology (3 cr.)
  • SPH-H 319 Global Health Promotion (3 cr.)

Global Health Promotion Elective Course (3 cr.)
Compete one course from the following:

  • SPH-B 150 Introduction to Public Health (3 cr.)
  • SPH-B 335 Aging Health, and Diverse Populations (3 cr.)
  • SPH-H 445 Travel Study (3 cr.)
  • SPH-N 331 Life Cycle Nutrition (3 cr.)
  • SPH-O 412 Ecotourism: Administration and Management (3 cr.)
  • SPH-T 411 International Meeting Planning (3 cr.)

+ Courses followed by the S&H notation may apply to both the minor requirements and to the general education, social and historical studies requirement for bachelor's degree students.

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