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Course ID:GLOB 3100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Global Health
Course
Description:
Covers how health and illness are defined and explores biological, cultural, social, and political forces that influence global health. A multi-disciplinary approach to topics will include: comparative health systems, healthcare policy, social determinants of health, health services and quality, key stakeholders, and major global health initiatives.
Athena Title:Introduction to Global Health
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GLOB 3100E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 3100E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Global Health
Course
Description:
Covers how health and illness are defined and explores biological, cultural, social, and political forces that influence global health. A multi-disciplinary approach to topics will include comparative health systems, healthcare policy, social determinants of health, health services and quality, key stakeholders, and major global health initiatives.
Athena Title:Introduction to Global Health
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GLOB 3100
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 3150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Culture and Global Health
Course
Description:
Analyzes cultural, social, political, and economic processes framing global health as a field of policy and practice. We examine value systems underpinning specific paradigms and apply scientific, historical, and autobiographical perspectives to gauge benefits and unintended consequences of interventions. Prepares students to collaborate, understand, and act in global health settings.
Athena Title:Culture and Global Health
Prerequisite:GLOB 3100 or GLOB 3100E or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 3200S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Health and the Links Among Food, Culture, and Disease
Course
Description:
Explore complex relationships among food, culture, and disease through a food systems approach. Focus on taste and food preferences, nutritional perspectives, globalization of Western diet along with obesity and chronic disease, and global food policy issues such as food insecurity, food marketing and trade, and ethics of food waste.
Athena Title:Global Health and Food
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GLOB 3200
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the projects(s) and may spend time outside the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 25-50% of overall instructional time.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 3200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Health and the Links Among Food, Culture, and Disease
Course
Description:
Explore complex relationships among food, culture, and disease through a food systems approach. Focus on taste and food preferences, nutritional perspectives, globalization of Western diet, along with obesity and chronic disease, and global food policy issues, such as food insecurity, food marketing and trade, and ethics of food waste.
Athena Title:Global Health and Food
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GLOB 3200S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 3300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Maternal and Child Health
Course
Description:
Explores the sociocultural, economic, behavioral, and policy implications on maternal and child health in low-to-middle income countries. A multi-disciplinary approach will cultivate critical assessment and introduce interventions affecting the health of women and children worldwide. Topics will be conceptualized with a sensitivity to cultural diversity within a global context.
Athena Title:Global Maternal Child Health
Prerequisite:GLOB 3100 or permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 3400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Policy
Course
Description:
An interdisciplinary public policy approach to understanding policies, programs, and interventions in global health. Students will examine the policymaking process, the institutions and norms of global health governance, examples of both successful and flawed policies and interventions, and evaluate the extent to which policies impact global health indicators.
Athena Title:Global Health Policy
Prerequisite:GLOB 3100 or GLOB 3100E
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 3560. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Global Health Internship
Course
Description:
Practical experience in global health through placement in appropriate international or domestic health related agencies.
Athena Title:GLOBAL INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:The internship course is typically 150 hours of work for 3 credits, so 50 hours per credit hour. The work tasks would be agreed upon by the student, the instructor, the internship coordinator, and the internship supervisor before the internship begins and will involve activities directly related to public health’s core competencies.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 4200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Survey of Global Health Systems - Nation Focus
Course
Description:
Study abroad course at introductory level learning about two or more health systems in the world. Comparisons of health systems will be made, identifying strengths and weaknesses; social, cultural, political, and economic determinants of health.
Athena Title:Global Health System - Nation
Nontraditional Format:This course will involve field experience in parallel with lecture experience. Students will have 2 hours of field experience for every equivalent 1 hour of lecture. 22.5 lecture hours and 45 field hours.
Prerequisite:Third or fourth-year student standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 4900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Global Health
Course
Description:
Selected topics, including recent developments in global health, global burden of disease, global health policy, or global health systems.
Athena Title:Special Topics Global Health
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 4960. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Can include CURO research projects.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:These courses are typically between 1-4 credits, with 1 credit hour indicating 3 hours of work time. The work tasks will be agreed upon by the student and instructor before registration and will involve research-related activities, such as literature reviews, participating in weekly meetings and data analysis.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 4960H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Can include CURO research.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:These courses are typically between 1-4 credits, with 1 credit hour indicating 3 hours of work time. The work tasks will be agreed upon by the student and instructor before registration and will involve research-related activities, such as literature reviews, participating in weekly meetings, and data analysis.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 4970. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Undergraduate Research
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Can include CURO research.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:These courses are typically between 1-4 credits, with 1 credit hour indicating 3 hours of work time. The work tasks will be agreed upon by the student and instructor before registration and will involve research-related activities, such as literature reviews, participating in weekly meetings, and data analysis.
Prerequisite:(GLOB 4960 or GLOB 4960H) and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 4970H. 1-4 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Undergraduate Research (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual research and/or readings with a faculty member. Can include CURO research.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:These courses are typically between 1-4 credits, with 1 credit hour indicating 3 hours of work time. The work tasks will be agreed upon by the student and instructor before registration and will involve research-related activities, such as literature reviews, participating in weekly meetings, and data analysis.
Prerequisite:(GLOB 4960 or GLOB 4960H) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 7100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations of Global Health
Course
Description:
An introduction to key foundational concepts, principles, and methods in global health. Examination of factors that influence health from social, cultural, economic, and political perspectives. Risk factors for diseases of global health importance are discussed as well as health system and developmental issues that require collective multidisciplinary and partnership-based action.
Athena Title:Foundations of Global Health
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 7750. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Perspectives on Health and Risk Communication
Course
Description:
Assisting in health campaigns, improving healthcare delivery, and effective messaging all pose special challenges in international settings. Students will learn theories and best practices in intercultural communication, dissemination of innovations, risk communication, and social marketing as they apply to global health settings. Case studies and projects will be utilized.
Athena Title:GLOBAL HEALTH RISK
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 7760. 3-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Global Health Internship
Course
Description:
Internship will demonstrate experiential learning in global health. Students will work as members of a team. Although observation of the team’s efforts may be an essential aspect, it is not adequate. They must be actively involved as team members in a health process at a global setting.
Athena Title:Global Health Internship
Nontraditional Format:This internship will require approximately 150 contact hours in an approved site per 3 credit experience.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:GLOB 8500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Comparative Global Health Care Systems
Course
Description:
The institutional, economic, financial, and policy mechanisms and outcomes of world health care systems. Examination of international institutions such as the WHO and non-governmental groups addressing global health needs. Models for the organization of health systems at the level of nation-states, including single-payer, employer-based, and mixed models, will be examined.
Athena Title:COMP GBL HLT SYS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HADM 8500 or HPAM 8500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 8550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Comparative Global Health Systems – Nation Focus
Course
Description:
Focuses on two or more health systems in the world. Comparisons of health systems will be made, identifying strengths and weaknesses; socio-cultural, political and economic determinants of health; and disparities, organization, delivery, and financing of those systems in combination with the national environment.
Athena Title:CMP GLB HLTH-NATION
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 4200 or HPAM 8550
Nontraditional Format:In-depth study abroad experience. This course will involve field experience in parallel with lecture experience. Students will have 2 hours of field experience for every equivalent 1 hour of lecture: 22.5 lecture hours, 45 field hours
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 8900. 3-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Global Health
Course
Description:
Selected topics concerning recent developments in global health, global health policy, or global health systems. Individual research and practical work experience under the direction of a college faculty member.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN GH
Nontraditional Format:Graduate-level independent study of an issue that applies to the student's academic, professional, and research interests. Must be approved in advance by the faculty mentor, the major professor, and the department graduate coordinator. The number of credits determines how extensive the final paper is to be.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 8910. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Global Health Research
Course
Description:
Research or intensive study in a specialized area of health administration under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:GLOB HLTH RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Variable hours established by instructor.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
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