Requirements for the minor: The minor consists of six courses, no more than two of which can count towards the major or the Common Course of Study, including INDS 331, two electives from an approved list in the humanities and social sciences divisions (A); two electives from an approved list in the natural sciences and engineering (B); and one additional elective for either list.

Examples of courses for the minor include, 

Category A:

  • A&S 103, Introduction to Sociology
  • A&S 104: On Human Origins
  • A&S 222: Medical Anthropology
  • AGS 201: Introduction to Aging Studies
  • ECON 335: Environmental Economics
  • ECON 375: Computational Simulation of Markets and Behavior
  • ECON 372: Health Economics
  • ENG 351: Environmental Writing
  • EVST 230 Water Problems, Water Solutions
  • GOVT 250: Environmental Law and Policy
  • GOVT 410: Personality and Supreme Court Decision Making
  • INDS 245: Societal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care in the U.K. and U.S.
  • PHIL 145: Bioethics
  • PHIL 212: Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL 225: Philosophy of the Mind
  • PHIL 255: Environmental Ethics
  • PSTD 251: Introduction to Policy Studies
  • REL 223: Religious Healing and Health
  • WGS 230: Women’s Health Issues

Category B:

  • BIOL/CM 106: A Modeling Based Approach to Biology
  • BIOL 245: Immunology
  • BIOL 251: Human Physiology
  • BIOL 310: Aging and Age-related Diseases
  • BIOL 340: Molecular Medicine
  • BIOL 345: Infectious Disease
  • BIOL 356: Biomedical Informatics
  • CHE 360: Drug Delivery
  • CHE 372: Biomolecular Engineering
  • CHEM 252 Environmental Chemistry
  • CHEM 472: Medicinal Chemistry
  • CE 321 Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science
  • ECE/NEUR 205 Human Machine & Advances in Medical Technology
  • ECE 437: Biomedical System Modeling and Analysis
  • ES 232: Biomaterials Science
  • MATH/ECON 256: Evolutionary Game Theory
  • ME 380: Bioengineering Design Clinic
  • ME 489: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
  • ME 492: Biomechanics
  • NEUR 201: Introduction to Neuroscience
  • PHYS 220: Medical and Biological Physics
  • PSYC 225: Psychopharmacology
  • PSYC 230: Lifespan Development I
  • PSYC 240: Health Psychology