Interdisciplinary Health (Minor)

Interdisciplinary Health (Minor)
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What is interdisciplinary health?

Interdisciplinary health allows you to focus on a range of health-related issues in your studies, from nutrition to health education to youth risk behavior. The minor complements a variety of majors in areas such as education, healthcare and social work, to help you enhance your career opportunities.

Why study interdisciplinary health at UNH?

The interdisciplinary health minor at UNH provides foundational knowledge while also giving you the flexibility to structure your program of study to your professional career interests.

Potential career areas

  • Community health educator
  • Corporate health program manager
  • Health education teacher
  • Nutritionist
  • School health coordinator

Curriculum & Requirements

The Interdisciplinary Health Minor prepares future professionals to approach health and well-being through a culturally-responsive and trauma-informed lens across multiple dimensions of wellness. Students gain the knowledge and skills to promote, support, and affect behavior change in ways that positively impacts the health and well-being of individuals and communities. Those who complete this minor have the ability to apply their knowledge and skills in settings such as schools, before/after-school programs, clinical settings, community health centers, fitness centers, and/or corporate settings.

Interdisciplinary Health Minor Requirements

HDFS 746Human Sexuality4
HPE 648Current Issues in Teaching Health4
HPE 702/KIN 802Health Content and Youth Risk Behavior4
or NUTR 610 Nutrition Education and Counseling
HPE 712Health Education Practicum4
NUTR 400Nutrition in Health and Well Being4
HPE 671Health Education Pedagogy4
Total Credits24

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