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.
The minor in Health and Society requires 25 credits to include:
- T HLTH 310: Health, Illness and Society (5 credits) (Offered winter quarter only)
- T HLTH 440: Business of Health Care (5 credits) (Offered autumn quarter only)
- *15 credits of elective courses:
- T HLTH or THLEAD Courses
*For approved list, see advisor
Declaring a minor
To apply, submit a Request to Add a Minor form to your major department with a printed copy of the requirements for the minor/certificate attached. Your program advisor will sign and forward the request to Enrollment Services. You cannot declare a minor after the third week of the quarter in which you intend to graduate.
Graduating with a minor
When applying for graduation, the student's major program advisor will list the minor requirements on the graduation application. Upon graduation, the minor will be indicated on the student's transcript, but will not appear on the diploma.