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    Oct 22, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Infection Control Minor


TOTAL MINOR HOURS: 15

The Infection Control minor is based on the competencies in the National Board Certification Exam for infection control. The minor provides a foundation of infection prevention and control principles for individuals interested in pursuing a career in infection prevention and control at a healthcare facility or alternate setting; or those who need this knowledge base to pursue opportunities at a local, state or national public health department; a governmental agency; an academic and/or research institution; or any other applicable arena.

Minor Core (15 Credit Hours)


No courses may be applied toward both a major and a minor.

GPA Requirements


A minimum average 2.0 GPA is required in the 15 credits that are required for obtaining this minor.

Grading Requirement


A minimum grade of C- for all required courses.

Residency Requirement


A minimum of 6 credit hours must be obtained from upper-level electives at USF, that are unique to the minor.

Advising Information


It is highly recommended that students meet with an advisor in the College of Public Health early to verify coursework for the minor.

For additional information about the minor, please contact:
Email: UG-PublicHealthAdvising@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 974-4633