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    Feb 07, 2023  
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CHS 461 - The World’s Health

(3 units) CO10, CO13
Overview of contemporary global public health concerns and their determinants and potential solutions.

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. articulate basic principles of disease prevention, disease transmission, disease progression, and epidemiology of major causes of disability and deaths throughout the world.
2. articulate an awareness of some of the central historical and present diversity issues that influence global health including race, ethnicity, gender, social class, religion, sexual identity, and national origin.
3. analyze and interpret information about cultural differences, cultural rules, and cultural biases in their own society or about non-dominant or marginalized groups throughout the world.
4. identify the complex elements important to members of a diverse cultural group or groups in relation to its/their history, values, politics, economy, or beliefs and practices.
5. identify and summarize current scholarly research related to the global health topics affecting a chosen population.
6. make connections between and apply theories from previous coursework and/or other disciplines to understand how different populations are impacted by global health issues.


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