With 19 credit hours of coursework and connecting experiences, students may earn a BDP certificate in Social Inequality, Health, and Policy. For a complete list of courses and requirements:
download the Social Inequality, Health, and Policy BDP curriculum sheet (PDF).
Foundation Courses [7 hours]
- Forum Seminar
- Population Studies Course
- Methods Course
Courses in a Strand [6 hours]
- Family and Fertility
- Migration and Diaspora
- Population Studies
- Public Health
- Social Inequality
Connecting Experiences [6 hours]
BDP advisors assist students in finding meaningful connecting research and/or internship experiences related to Social Inequality, Health, and Policy.
3-4 page essay written at the end of the BDP experience, drawing together the different pieces of the BDP.
BDP Certificate in Social Inequality, Health, and Policy
Courses counting toward a BDP in Social Inequality, Health, and Policy may also satisfy core, major, and elective requirements in a student’s degree plan. With planning, the BDP should not add time to students’ UT careers, but instead helps students choose the courses they already have to take in an integrated way.