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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 2014: We will meet 5 Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4:00 pm (beginning on May 20 to July 15)- specific dates to be announced. This course is hybrid: part of the classwork is done online.

  • During fall/ sring 2014: We will meet 5 Tuesdays from 2:30 to 4:00 pm (beginning on early September or late January)- specific dates to be announced. During the fall  this course will be a Service Learning Course. Students are required to complete 10 hours of community service outside the class. We will be working with Advocates of World health (Tampa). This course is hybrid: part of the classwork is done online.