The Health and Life Sciences Program provides resources and opportunities for students to go beyond disciplinary boundaries and address complex problems. Students can take advantage of interdisciplinary courses, problem-based learning experiences, and research with faculty.


The Minor

The minor consists of six courses. Students also are encouraged to participate in interdisciplinary research.

Learn about the minor


Students take courses in biology, the humanities or social sciences, an interdisciplinary seminar, an interdisciplinary course, and a capstone course or interdisciplinary honors thesis.

See the list of requirements and courses


At least 60 faculty conduct research in the health and life sciences. Students are encouraged to contact professors about working with them.

Read about faculty research areas


The past program calendar includes visits by leaders in the field, an interdisciplinary seminar series, and research presentations by and for students.

Visit the past events webpage

Health and Life Sciences Events

  • No events are scheduled.

Contact Us

Chun Wai Liew
Peter C.S. d’Aubermont, M.D. ‘73 Director of the Health and Life Sciences Program
516 Acopian Engineering Center