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Social Justice in Global Health, Undergraduate Certificate

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

This 15-credit hour certificate is designed for degree-seeking students in any major with an interest in exploring social justice issues, particularly as related to social, political, and economic factors affecting inequities in global health. This certificate’s focus is on the social factors affecting inequalities in global health, and developing student skills applicable to actively working for improving these factors. This certificate is not focused on health care training itself.

Program Requirements

Required Courses I (12 hours)

Health Inequality Issues

ANT 205/SOC 205Social Justice in a Global Society

3(3-0)

ANT 250WI/BIO 250WI/CHM 250WIWater as Life, Death, and Power

3(3-0)

COM 369Health Communication

3(3-0)

HSC 590Public Health and Social Justice

3(3-0)

Electives (3 hours)

Select one of the following:

ANT 265WIMedicine, Health and Illness: Why Culture Matters

3(3-0)

ANT 358Plagues and Peoples

3(3-0)

GEO 320Population Geography

3(3-0)

HSC 454International Health Systems, Organizations and Policy

3(3-0)

HSC 516Travel Course in Health Education

1-15(Spec)

Total: 15 semester hours