The Men’s Health Minor provides a comprehensive understanding of the health and wellness of men through evidence-based curriculum content. Students examine the diverse factors that contribute to the totality of men’s health and well-being, including discernment of existing paradigms that inform men’s health behaviors. Students receive a broad-based understanding of the key determinants of men’s health across culture, class, and race. Students learn the disease processes affecting men across the lifespan, the theories underlying masculinity and fathering practices, and the scientific research methods needed to evaluate the latest information in this expanding field of healthcare.
The passing grade for all classes in the minor program is a C-, and the minimum GPA within the minor is 2.0.
The Men’s Health minor is designed for students interested in working in the health care field, as well as fields affected by men’s health. The minor can complement a major that is relevant to the student’s career goals.
Majors that complement the Men’s Health minor include, but are not limited to: Integrative Health Care, Lifestyle Medicine, Health Care Management, Public Health, Healthcare Professional Services, Human Services and Counseling, Nutrition, Human Performance and Sport, Psychology, Gender/Women/Sexualities Studies, Sociology, Criminal Justice and Journalism.