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Minor in Sexual Health

Contact Person:
Kathleen O'Rourke, Chair
101A Dunn, (315) 267-3392,

20 credit hours required.

The Sexual Health Minor will provide students with a basic foundation in community health and an overview of health behaviors, as well as an in-depth examination of sexual health.

A minimum of 20 hours of credit is required of all students seeking a Sexual health minor. Students must earn at least a 2.0 in each course to receive credit for the minor.

This minor is open to all students regardless of major. Students may use (i.e., “double count”) only two courses to fulfill requirements for both the minor and their major.

To declare the Sexual Health minor, contact the chair of the Department of Community Health.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Core Courses (Credits 11)
HLTH 341 Issues in Sexual Health
HLTH 342 Women’s Health
HLTH 361 Foundations of Community Health
HLTH 477 Minor Seminar: Sexual Health Section (2 credits)

Community Health Elective: one of the following (Credits 3)
HLTH 310 Health Disparities
HLTH 380 Theory in Community Health
HLTH 385 Epidemiology and Biostatistics
HLTH 430 Human Disease: Patterns, Prevention and Intervention
ANTH 150 Human Sexuality (Community Health Majors only)

Sexual Health Electives: two of the following (Credits 6)
HLTH 343 Maternal and Child Health
HLTH 344 Issues in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Health
ANTH 150 Human Sexuality
ANTH 321 Cross-cultural Aspects of Women’s Health
ANTH 346 Human Sexuality 2: Evolving Sex Roles
ANTH 411 Anthropology of AIDS
ANTH 412 Seminar in Women’s Sexuality
PSYC 363 Psychology of Women

For CH Majors: The HLTH electives you choose for the CH Major can not be HLTH 341, 342, 343, or 344 if they are used for the sexual health minor.