Health and Society Minor

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The Health and Society minor is open to all UW Tacoma students, except Nursing and Healthcare Leadership majors. The Health and Society minor offers students the opportunity to increase their understanding of, and advocacy for, health within a broad social context.  The courses enable students to make use of valid sources of information, to understand health policy, and to examine individual, community, environmental, and global health issues. The Health and Society minor provides a valuable study option for students with allied health work experience or students interested in the health care sector.


All courses must be completed with a minimum grade of 2.0. The minor in Health and Society requires 25 credits to include:

  • T HLTH 310: Health, Illness and Society (5 credits)
  • T HLTH 440: Business of Health Care (5 credits)

15 credits of T HLTH or THLEAD elective courses. See advisor for approved list.