Minor in Health Policy and Economics
Program of Study
The Health Policy and Economics minor requires students to complete a minimum of 15 semester hours in Public Policy and Economics. Courses that fulfill requirements for majors in School of Public Policy or School of Economics may also be used toward the HPE minor as described below.
|U.S. Health Policy
|Economics of Health and Health Care
|Group 1: Electives (must complete a minimum of 6 hours)
|Stem Cell Science, Policy, and Ethics
|Law, Medicine, and Ethics
|Special Topics (Health Disparities)
|Special Topics (Public Health Policy in Practice)
|Special Topics in Economics (Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare)
|Special Topics in Economics (The Economics of Risky Health Behaviors)
|Group 2: Methods
|Special Topics (Cost-Benefit Analysis for Policy)
or ECON 4412
|Total Credit Hours
A minimum of 9 credit hours of elective courses selected from the lists provided, of which a minimum of 6 credit hours must be from Group 1.
- All courses counting toward the minor must be taken on a letter-grade basis and must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better.
- A maximum of 6 credit hours of Special Topics courses may be included in a minor program or the student may complete 3 credit hours of Special Topics and 3 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research . Students may not use 6 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research for a minor.
- A maximum of 3 credit hours of transfer credit may be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor. This includes courses taken at another institution or credit earned through the AP or IB program, assuming the scores meet Georgia Tech minimum standards.
- It is the major advisor’s responsibility to verify that students are using only courses from the designated block(s) from the student’s major field of study that are allowed to satisfy a minor program, that they are not using any Core Area A-E courses (including humanities and social sciences), and that they are not using any courses for more than one minor or certificate. Any free elective course used to satisfy the course requirements of the student’s major degree program may also be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor.