2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Health and Society Minor


This interdisciplinary minor examines the role that cultural norms, values, history, media, science, and policy play when it comes to issues of health, wellness, and disability. Students gain an understanding of how the body works, the impact of disease, and how to critically evaluate scientific information and data. Students will learn how to communicate science and health information as it relates to our daily lives and in the context of media, policy, and public health.

Students must complete four courses (16 credits) from the list of courses below to complete the minor, at least two of which must be taken at Emerson,. Students must select at least one course from each track and must complete at least one course at the 300 or 400 level.

Students who minor in both Psychology and Health and Society may not double count PS 201  and PS 340 .