Comparison of national and international differences in health status as influenced by cultural practices and lifestyles within geographic, economic, and political environments. (Duplicates Credit in former HP-400m)
General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement.
Diversity: This course satisfies the university's diversity requirement.
Health issues of women of childbearing age from pre-pregnancy through the postpartum period, and of children from their development in utero through early adolescence. Recommended preparation: PSYC 100
An overview of the magnitude and impact of STDs including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of common STDs, STD/HIV inter-relationship, global burden, trends, public health challenges, and STD/HIV prevention and control strategies and programs worldwide.
Explores human strengths that promote happiness/well-being and whether they influence physical health; mind-body relationships; and strategies for promoting hope, resilience, and quality of life. Recommended preparation: HP 200, PSYC 100
How communication -- interpersonal, mass media, information technologies -- shapes health behavior. Topics: doctor-patient consults; marketing campaigns; health in entertainment, news; internet; social media; mobile devices.
Crosslist: This course is offered by the COMM department but may qualify for major credit in HP. To register, enroll in COMM 443.
Overview of traditional Eastern approaches toward health and disease; relevance to modern health issues, emphasizing a comparison between traditional Chinese and modern Western medicine. Recommended preparation: Fundamentals of Medicine
Case study examination of programs and organizational structure underlying current international efforts addressing problems related to infection disease, chronic disease, global environmental change, emergencies and emerging disease epidemics.