The Minor in Health Science

Course Requirements for the Minor: 21-23 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

5 courses required:

HCSV 265 Human Sexuality 3.0 FS *
HCSV 321 Community Health 3.0 FS
HCSV 362 Environmental Health 3.0 FS
HCSV 370 Drugs in Our Society 3.0 FS *
NFSC 303 Nutrition and Physical Fitness 3.0 FS *
Prerequisites: One lower-division course in biological sciences.

2 courses selected from:

BIOL 104 Human Physiology 4.0 FS *
HCSV 160 Personal Health 3.0 FS *
HCSV 320 Chronic and Communicable Diseases 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: BIOL 104 is strongly recommended.
HCSV 325 Consumer Health 3.0 FS *
HCSV 328 Multicultural Health 3.0 FS USD

This course is also offered as MCGS 328.

HCSV 363 Child Health 3.0 FS *
HCSV 365 Complementary and Alternative Medicine 3.0 Inq
HCSV 368 Women's Health 3.0 FS *

This course is also offered as NURS 368, and WMST 368.

HCSV 450 Health Education for Elementary School Teachers 3.0 FS
HCSV 451 Health Education for Secondary School Teachers 3.0 FS
HCSV 462 School Health Programs 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: HCSV 369 recommended.
HCSV 467 Mental and Emotional Health 3.0 SP
HCSV 541 Health in the Later Years 3.0 FA
KINE 323 Physiology of Exercise 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: BIOL 104 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.

For those seeking a Supplemental Authorization in Health Science (grades 9-12), HCSV 370 or HCSV 470, HCSV 265 or HCSV 465, HCSV 462, and an upper-division nutrition course (e.g., NFSC 303) are the requirements. See the Health Science advisor for details.