Santa Clara University

Public Health Science

Minor

The curriculum for the public health science minor has been revised and students entering SCU as of Fall 2013 will follow these new requirements. Students who declared prior to Fall 2013 will continue to follow the original PHS minor curriculum. If you entered SCU prior to Fall 2013 and are planning to declare a PHS minor, please contact the Public Health Department's advising coordinator, Lisa Osteraas (losteraas@scu.edu), to clarify your curricular requirements.

Summary of Public Health Minor Requirements for students entering SCU PRIOR to Fall 2013:

  • 2 Public Health Science courses
  • 1 Statistics course
  • 4 Natural Science core courses
  • 2 Social Science core courses
  • 3 upper division science electives

Please see the "Public Health Sciences Minor Requirements Prior to Fall 2013" handout for more information.

Summary of Public Health Minor Requirements for students entering SCU AFTER Fall 2013:

  • 4 Public Health Science courses
  • 1 Statistics course
  • 2 Natural Science core courses
  • 3 upper division science electives (choose from list, no more than two from same department)

Please see the "Public Health Sciences Minor Requirements for Fall 2013 or Later" handout for more information.