Courses

HR
 

Find a Course

Use the menus below to help you find a course.

By Prefix and Number: PREFIX: NUMBER:
By Prefix:
 
 
HR
Advanced Search

Keyword Search
Online Learning (E)
Service-Learning (S)
Honors (H)
Integrated Language (I)
Writing Intensive (W)
Non-Credit Discussion Group (D)
Lab (Non-Credit and Credit) (L)

Quicklinks

Schedule of Classes
Transfer Equivalency Search
Course Application Deadlines


Syllabus information is only available for a single course. Enter a specific course number or select a specific course ID from the drop down list, to view syllabus information.
       
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 and spring 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
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
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 3200E, GLOB 3200S
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
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, GLOB 3200E
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.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 3200E. 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, GLOB 3200S
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 3300. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Maternal and Child Health
Course
Description:
Explores the sociocultural, political, economic, and policy implications of maternal and child health worldwide. A comparative approach will cultivate critical assessment of various global strategies and interventions designed to improve the health of women and children, including child survival, safe motherhood initiative, millennium development goals, and sustainable development goals.
Athena Title:Global Maternal Child Health
Prerequisite:GLOB 3100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
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
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
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 3600S. 3 hours.
Course Title:HIV and AIDS: Pandemic, Politics, and Culture
Course
Description:
Examines the HIV/AIDS pandemic using an interdisciplinary lens, with a focus on the African context. Through course readings, assignments, and service-learning projects students will evaluate the progress of the epidemic itself and assess global responses to HIV/AIDS from various perspectives, including epidemiology, social history, political economy, and culture.
Athena Title:HIV and AIDS Politics Culture
Nontraditional Format:The format will include about 70% lectures and discussion and 30% service-learning project. The lectures will provide an overview of selected topics, whereas the small group discussions will allow for in-depth analysis of course readings. The service-learning project will involve collaboration with organizations providing HIV/AIDS care and prevention.
Prerequisite:GLOB 3100 or GLOB 3100E
Pre or Corequisite:GLOB 3150
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered 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 4960R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 16 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research I
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research I
Nontraditional Format:This course belongs to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. This course requires the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
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 4970R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research II
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, and synthesize and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research II
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 4980R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Faculty-Mentored Undergraduate Research III
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data and to present results in writing and other relevant communication formats.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Research III
Nontraditional Format:These courses belong to a progressive research course sequence to promote a student's increasing skill development and depth of inquiry, as well as growing independent research capability. The courses require the close supervision of a faculty member as the student undertakes a systematic and in-depth inquiry into unknown, fundamental, and applied problems. In some cases, the student will work collaboratively as part of a research team. The student will have to apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape research questions and apply skills and techniques learned to the research project. Students will gather data, synthesize relevant literature, analyze, and interpret data. The student will present results in writing or through participation in research-group or program meetings and meetings with their faculty mentor. The student will receive feedback from the faculty mentor on their research progress and written or oral presentation of results. A minimum of 45 hours of work per credit hour per semester is required.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 4990R. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research Thesis (or Final Project)
Course
Description:
Faculty-supervised independent or collaborative inquiry into fundamental and applied problems within a discipline that requires students to gather, analyze, synthesize, and interpret data. Students will write or produce a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry.
Athena Title:Undergraduate Thesis
Nontraditional Format:This is a capstone course under the direct supervision of a faculty member. This course may be the culmination of the 4960R- 4980R sequence. Students will write a thesis or other professional capstone product, such as a report or portfolio, that describes their systematic and in-depth inquiry into an unknown, fundamental, or applied problem. The thesis or capstone product is written in close collaboration with the faculty member and must be approved by that faculty member and/or the department. The student will apply understanding of the discipline to identify or shape the research question and apply skills and techniques learned to complete the research project. The student will have gathered data, synthesized relevant literature and materials, analyzed, and interpreted data. The student will demonstrate in writing the contribution of their work to the discovery and interpretation of knowledge significant to their field of study. The student will have presented results in the form of a properly formatted, professionally rigorous thesis document or other appropriate professional capstone product and through the formal presentation of the thesis or product to faculty and peers during an approved event. The student will receive feedback from the faculty member on the overall execution of their thesis project, the written thesis, and their presentation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
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 7200. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles and Practices in Global Epidemiology
Course
Description:
The application and principles of epidemiology are illustrated using global health examples. Topics are global health trends and emerging infectious disease threats, women's health, trends in epidemiology of global health issues, and epidemiologic response in disasters. Students will explore epidemics and conduct class projects in the epidemiology of global heath.
Athena Title:Prin and Pract in Global Epid
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EPID 7010, EPID 7010E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:GLOB 7400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Maternal and Child Health
Course
Description:
Assesses the socio-determinants, mechanisms, and systems that promote and maintain the health, safety, and well-being of women, newborns, and children in communities around the world. Aims to critically evaluate various global strategies and interventions designed to improve child survival and the safe motherhood initiative in the context of sustainable development goals.
Athena Title:Global Maternal Child Health
Prerequisite:GLOB 7100 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer 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 7900. 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 8500E. 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 Global Hlth Care Systems
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GLOB 8500
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
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:Comparative Global Health Care
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in GLOB 8500E
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 8600. 3 hours.
Course Title:HIV and AIDS: Global Health Perspectives
Course
Description:
Examines key events of the HIV/AIDS epidemic beginning with its emergence in 1981 to current trends in disease burden. The course highlights major advances in the field from discovery of the virus, invention of antiretroviral therapy (ART), innovations in funding treatment programs, and changing global strategies towards prevention and care.
Athena Title:HIV and AIDS Global Health
Nontraditional Format:The format will include about 60% lectures and discussion and 40% practicum. The lectures will provide an overview of selected topics, whereas the small group discussions will allow for in-depth presentation and discussion of research. The practicum component will involve observations in clinical settings.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Pre or Corequisite:GLOB 7100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM(GLOB) 8820. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Policy
Course
Description:
Examination of the relationship between global policies and institutions and human population health. The first part focuses on the general structure and performance of international institutions that oversee global health issues. The course then examines how these policies and institutions operate with respect to specific global health problems.
Athena Title:Global Health Policy
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 8820E, GLOB 8820E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:HPAM(GLOB) 8820E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Health Policy
Course
Description:
Examination of the relationship between global policies and institutions and human population health. The first part focuses on the general structure and performance of international institutions that oversee global health issues. The course then examines how these policies and institutions operate with respect to specific global health problems.
Athena Title:Global Health Policy
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in HPAM 8820, GLOB 8820
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
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)
HR
 
 
Privacy