Undergraduate Academic Programs


Maternal and Child Health


Students wanting to declare this minor may do so in one of two ways:

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 schedule an appointment with an SPH-B academic advisor.

School of Public Health-Bloomington
Student Services Suite
1025 E. Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405-7109

This undergraduate minor program is intended for students at Indiana University pursuing a baccalaureate degree program. 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.

Complete each of the following core courses:
  • SPH-H 150 Children's Health up to Age 5 (3 cr.)
  • SPH-H 305 Women's Health (3 cr.)
  •  SPH- H380 Maternal and Child Health (3 cr.)

Select and complete 6 credits from the following courses: One of the courses should be (although not required) a 400 level class.

  • SPH-B 310 Health Care in Diverse Communities (3 cr.)
  • SPH-B 366 Community Health (3 cr.)
  • SPH-F 410 The Science of Positive Youth Development (3 cr.)
  • SPH-F 457 Protective Factors, Resilience, and Stress in the Family (3 cr.)
  • SPH-H 174 Violence Prevention in American Society (3 cr.)
  • SPH-H 235 Obesity and Health (3 cr.)
  • SPH-H 304 Healthy Children: Human Milk Feeding and Infant Health in Global Communities (3 cr.)
  • SPH- H 306 Men’s Health (3 cr.)
  • SPH-H 418 The Nature of Addiction (3 cr.)
  • SPH-N 231 Human Nutrition (3 cr.)
  •  SPH-S 415 Safety Education and Training (3 cr.)

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