HE 4901

HE 4901

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

Students carry out a case study of a North Brooklyn neighborhood by exploring the social determinants of health through fieldwork, meeting with health care providers, community advocates. In carrying out fieldwork, students will enter into discussions with local community based organization leaders, explore a North Brooklyn neighborhood by walking through it, making observations, and engaging local people in informal interviews, go on line to discover disparities indicators, and writing a co-authored final report on findings. 

When Offered Winter.

Distribution Category (CA-HE, D-HE, KCM-HE, SBA-HE)
Course Attribute (CU-CEL, CU-SBY)

  • Identify and understand social determinants of health/disparities.
  • Acquire basic ethnographic methods.
  • Exposure to medicine and community health.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Winter Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  1098 HE 4901   LEC 001

    • MTWRF Online Meeting
    • Jan 4 - Jan 23, 2021
    • Beck, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This Online Winter Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ws/courses/courses.php?v=3270