Undergraduate Academic Programs




Undergraduate students may earn this minor in addition to the baccalaureate degree. A student who decides to pursue this minor should visit https://sph.indiana.edu/academics/public/selectMinor.html to declare it.  Alternatively, the student may 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 Jim Sizemore for academic advising.

Jim Sizemore
Academic Advisor
Department of Applied Health Science
School of Public Health - Bloomington
SPH C002
1025 E. 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-7109
(812) 855-3627
sizemor [at] indiana [dot] edu


This undergraduate minor program is intended for students in degree programs outside the epidemiology major, who wish to add an epidemiology 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.

Required Foundational Courses (6 cr.):
Complete each of the following courses:

  • SPH-E 311 Introduction to Epidemiology (3 cr.)
  • SPH-Q 381 Introduction to Biostatistics (3 cr.)

Epidemiology Elective Courses (9 cr.)
Complete three of the following courses:

  • SPH-E 250 Public Health Surveillance and Monitoring (3 cr.)
  • SPH-E 350 Infectious Diseases: Outbreaks and Field Investigations (3 cr.)
  • SPH-E 353 Distribution and Determinants of Chronic Diseases (3 cr.)
  • SPH-E 358 Epidemiologic Methods: Concepts (3 cr.)
  • SPH-E 359 Epidemiologic Methods: Applications (3 cr.)
  • SPH-Q 400 Introduction to Biostatistical Computing (3 cr.)

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