NS 2600

NS 2600

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Explore contemporary topics, issues, and controversies in the field of global health through several different perspectives. This course will first introduce the global burden of disease, and then engage students in examining complex social, economic, political, environmental, and biological factors that structure the origins and consequences of global health problems, as well as potential solutions. The three core modules of this course focus on HIV/AIDS, maternal mortality, and water/sanitation and hygiene.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: sophomores and freshmen. Juniors pursuing the Global Health Minor will receive enrollment priority. Enrollment will open to others if there is space available.

Distribution Category (D-AG, CA-HE, D-HE)

  • Analyze global health topics, issues and controversies from multiple perspectives.
  • Express basic knowledge about global health current events, world geography, demographics, poverty, and health disparities.
  • Work in teams to evaluate a global health intervention using tools of program theory and create an effective oral presentation.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12956 NS 2600   LEC 001

  • Enrollment is limited. Open enrollment for sophomores and freshmen. Juniors completing the Global Health Minor should request placement on the course wait list by contacting Terry Mingle (tpm2). Seniors may be permitted to enroll if space allows. For general course inquiries, please contact the primary course instructor, Jeanne Moseley. NOTE: NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE FOR TIME OVERLAPS OR SCHEDULING CONFLICTS.