Public Health

Overview & Academics

The Public Health minor offers students the opportunity to develop a basic understanding of public health, including the biological, social, economic, quantitative, geographic and educational components of health and health disparities within and across populations. The minor in public health is designed to help students consider and navigate the complex relationships between disease processes and the social and biological environment of the community.

Health Promotion Faculty

Shannon Crowley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Exercise Science
Program Coordinator for Health Promotion
Ph.D., University of South Carolina

Danielle Braxton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Health Promotion
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Career Options

  • Corporate and Hospital-based Wellness
  • Health Education Specialist
  • Community Health
  • Government and Non-profit Health Agencies
  • School-based Health Education
  • Work-site Health Promotion Coordinator

Minor Requirements

  • EXS 301
  • EXS 305
  • HLP 190
  • HLP 310
  • HLP 320

Choose one from the following:
Exercise Science majors choose three from the following:

  • ENG 304
  • COM 200
  • HLP 311
  • PSY 210
  • PSY 315
  • PSY 316