Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


Maternal and Child Health (PMC)

15 Credit Hours

College of Public Health


Minor Description

The Maternal and Child Health Minor in the College of Public Health prepares students for work in community-based organizations that focus on major public health problems of women, children and families, especially among culturally diverse and under-served populations.

Total Minor Hours - 15 Hours

Core Courses - 9 Hours

  • HSC 4579 Foundations of Maternal and Child Health
  • HSC 4172 Women’s Health: A Public Health Perspective
  • PHC 4141 Intervention Program Planning and Management (PR: PHC 4051)

Elective Courses - 6 Hours

Public Health majors may choose from this list of electives

  • HSC 2130 Sex, Health, and Decision Making 
  • HUN 3296 Nutrition and Disease
  • PHC 3721 Research Methods in Environmental and Occupational Health
  • HSC 4573 Foundations of Food Safety
  • PHC 4501 Health Education Theory and Behavior 
  • HSC 4933 Global Epidemiology of Pregnancy and Birth

Note: Any of the above courses taken for the Public Health major may not be utilized for the minor.

Non-Public Health majors may chose electives from this list of courses only:

*Online offerings

Please check with your advisor in the College of Public Health for additional elective courses. For students who are in the undergraduate Public Health major, you cannot select courses that are required for your undergraduate program as your elective course.

Additional Minor Information

Declaration of Minor:


Advising Information

It is highly recommended that students meet with an advisor in the College of Public Health early to verify coursework for the minor.

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