Interdisciplinary Health Studies Minor

The minor in Health Studies introduces students to the roles and responsibilities of healthcare professionals with courses in healthcare systems, health professional practice, health studies research, and social policies related to health and well-being of communities.

Learning Goals and Outcomes

Goal 1 (Consistent with Goal 3 of the IHS major): Graduates of the Interdisciplinary Health Services Program will demonstrate literacy in the language of health professions.

Objective 1a- Graduates of the Interdisciplinary Health Services Program will effectively use the terminology and language of the health professions.

Objective 1b- Graduates will be able to analyze regional, national and global health data and to draw logical conclusions based on health data.

Goal 2 (Consistent with Goal 5 of the IHS major): Graduates of the Interdisciplinary Health Services Program will follow ethical codes of conduct of the health professions.

Objective 2a- Graduates will follow and promote ethical conduct reflecting Jesuit values, specifically the values of honesty, respect for persons, and justice.

Objective 2b- Graduates will act as global citizens, holding personal and career objectives that honor and serve the beneficence of people in need.

Students may minor in Interdisciplinary Health Services by taking four core courses1 and two Health Studies elective courses.

IHS 110Intro Health Prof Practice3
IHS 211Health Care Systems3
IHS 323Health and Society3
IHS 331Health Studies Research 13
Select two Health Studies elective courses6