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CHS 476 - AIDS: Psychosocial and Health Care Concerns

(3 units) CO10, CO13
An understanding of the HIV/AIDS pandemic from an ecological approach. The individual, interpersonal, organizational, and social/political factors that have shaped this pandemic will be explored.

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 HIV virology, immunology, transmission, disease progression, and treatment.
2. articulate an awareness of some of the central historical and present diversity issues that influence the HIV epidemic, 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.
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 HIV/AIDS epidemic affecting a chosen population.
6. make connections between and apply theories from previous coursework and/or other disciplines to understand how different populations worldwide are impacted the HIV/AIDS epidemic.


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