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Requirements for the minor in History of Health, Science, and the Environment

Completion of the minor requires 21 credits. At least nine of the 21 credits must be taken at Stony Brook, with three of the courses at the upper-division level. The specific distribution of the credits should be determined in consultation with the director of undergraduate studies. An example of an acceptable distribution would be the following: 

  1. Three courses in the student’s interest at the 100 or 200 level selected from the list below (9 credits)
  2. Four courses in the student’s interest at the 300 or 400 level selected from the list below (12 credits) (Note: HIS 447, 487, 488, or 495–496 may not be applied to the minor.)
  • AFS 374 Environment and Development in African History
  • HIS 238 Science, Technology, and Medicine in Western Civilization II
  • HIS 286 The Global History of Human Health
  • HIS 302 Environmental History in Global Perspective
  • HIS 329 History of Industrial Hazards
  • HIS 352 Environmental History of China
  • HIS 365 Environmental History of North America
  • HIS 368 Health and Disease in African History
  • HIS 386 The Maya
  • HIS 398 Topics in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine