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HC-SI Minor:
Schedule and Requirements

Tentative Course Schedule

Courses, Requirements, and 2022-2023 Schedule (PDF)

*Additionally, we will be allowing elective credit for SOCI 140A Defund Police and Prisons? (FA22), PSYC 131 Scientific Racism (WI23), and USP 148 Health and the Built Environment (SP23). No petition is required for these courses. 

Please note that these courses are tentative and subject to change. Most departments do not release their summer offerings until Winter or Spring quarter. It is best to check directly with the department for summer session course listings. Course listings and descriptions sometimes change. Please check the UCSD Catalog for a current list of course descriptions. 

There may be discrepancies between this posted course list and what is listed in the UCSD catalog. The courses listed in this schedule on this website is always considered the most recent official version of accepted courses.


Minor Requirements

  • The minor consists of seven courses, of which at least five must be upper-division.
  • Only two upper-division courses (eight units) may overlap with courses taken for a major.
  • No more than two courses (eight units) may be taken with a pass/no pass grading option.
  • To ensure an interdisciplinary learning experience, no more than three courses (twelve units) may be taken from an individual academic department.
  • Up to two four-unit Academic Internships (max 8 units) can be used in lieu of upper-division elective courses

Required Courses

There are three required courses. BOTH of the following courses:

  • Sociology 40 - Sociology of Health Care Issues
  • Philosophy 163 - Biomedical Ethics

Plus ONE of the following Urban Studies and Planning courses:

  • 143 - The U.S. Health Care System
  • 144 - Environmental & Preventive Health Issues
  • 145 - Aging: Social & Health Policy Issues
  • 147 - Case Studies in Health Care Programs: Poor and Undeserved Populations

Elective Courses

Please see the current schedule for a list of elective offerings.

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