Minor Requirements for students outside the BA/MD Program

(21 Hours)

Students who complete 12 hours of Health, Medicine, and Human Values (HMHV) seminars may receive a minor in Health, Medicine, and Human Values by completing another 9 hours of distribution requirements from the list of courses below. Students must achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above in all 21 hours submitted for the HMHV minor. 15 of the 21 hours for the minor must be upper division (300/400 level course).

21 Hours as follows:

12 Hours hours of the following HMHV seminars:

HMHV 1110

 Contours of Health in New Mexico  3  

HMHV 2110

 Literature, Fine Arts, and Medicine3

HMHV 301

 Health Economics, Politics, and Policy3

HMHV 310

 Health and Cultural Diversity3

HMHV 401

 Ethics, Medicine, and Health3

Plus nine hours taken from the list of distribution requirements below. At least three hours of the distribution requirements must be from a 400-level course. Note: No substitutions will be allowed, except in the case of a 400-level special topics course with a clear emphasis in health/medicine. Consult the HMHV academic advisor. Some of the courses below require pre-requisites, so students must plan accordingly.


 ANTH 365 Anthropology of Health
 CJ 314 Intercultural Communication
 CJ 450 Health Communication
 ECON 335 Health Economics
 ECON 410 Topics in Health Economics
 ENGL 413 Scientific, Environmental, and Medical Writing
 HIST 416 History of Medicine to 1850
 HIST 417 History of Modern Medicine
 SIGN 352 Language and culture in the Deaf Community Part 1
 PHIL 368 Biomedical Ethics
 PSY 324 Infant Development
 PSY 329 Adolescent Psychology
 PSY 421 Advanced Development Psychology
 POLS 376 Health Policy and Politics
 SOC 310 Sociology of Aging and the Aged
 SOC 340 Sociology of Medical Practice
 SOC 421 Race and Cultural Relations
 SPAN 301 Topics in Hispanic culture and language when health/medical content is appropriate   and approved by BA/MD advisor
 PSY 374 Cross-Cultural Psychology


For an override to register for an HMHV course please complete the HMHV Override MS Office Form.  These courses are first come first served, and doesn't guarantee a seat in the course.