IDS -2891 Connections Course
Topic: Global Health and the U.S.
Students will research, explore and discuss how different factors like: geographical location, traditions, public health policies, genetics, culture, religion, environment, socioeconomic status, among other factors, can affect health outcomes in various parts of the world and the impact of global health in the United States. This course should provide a setting for reflection and better understanding on global health and its link to Unites States.
- During the summer : We will meet 5-6 Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4:00 pm (usually beginning around late May to mid July )- specific dates to be announced. This course is hybrid: part of the classwork is done online.
- During fall/ spring : We will meet 5-6 Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4:00 pm (usually beginning on early September or late January)- specific dates to be announced. During the fall and spring this course will be a Service Learning Course. Students are required to complete 10 hours of community service outside the class. We may be working with agencies like Advocates of World health (Tampa). This course is hybrid: part of the classwork is done online.
- spring 2014: class starts on February 10- April 14 and will meet on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4:00 pm for 6 Tuesdays.