Global Health Minor

For information, contact the Department of Anthropology, 120 Upham Hall, 513-529-8399.

This transdisciplinary minor is for students interested in better understanding the complexities of global health and developing the foundational knowledge and skills necessary in addressing global health problems. It is designed to complement a variety of majors and the minor can be completed in two years.  

Program Requirements

(18 semester hours)

Gateway Course:
GHS 101Gateway to Global Health3
Select one methods course from the following:3-4
Ethnographic Field Methods
Examining Economic Data and Models
Fundamentals of Epidemiology
Introduction to Psychological Statistics
Research Methods
Applied Statistics
Special Topics (to be taken 3 times):3
Seminar in Global Health 1
Off Campus Global Health Experience (submit an application to the Global Health advisor for supervision): 2
Global Health Experience
Culminating Global Health Experience:4
Developing Solutions in Global Health
and Global Health Leadership
Independent Studies 2
Related hours (to equal 18 total hours) 32-3

Students may petition to submit a second related hours course for 1 of these 3 seminars.


This is a thesis option to conduct original global health research and must be pre-approved and supervised by a faculty member affiliated with the Global Health minor.


An up-to-date list of related hours courses is available on the GHS website (, or any language course TAUGHT IN THE TARGET LANGUAGE at the 200 level or above from the following: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.