UC 254 - Sophomore Interdisciplinary Seminar
Section: 005 Global Health Equity for the 21st Century: Thought, Conscience, and Action
Term: WN 2014
Subject: University Courses (UC)
Department: LSA University Courses
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ID
Other:
SophInit
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Completion of FYWR.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will expose students in a dynamic, problem oriented set of exercises, discussions, and interactive activities to represent the principles and operational framework of global health, equity, social justice, global health diplomacy and global research ethics. This course will prepare students to become engaged in global health challenges throughout the world as they plan to lead and participate in efforts to eliminate health outcome disparities. Students will visit a local site in Detroit and analyze first-hand global health equity problems and propose solutions.

Textbooks: 1) Global Health 101 (Richard Skolnick, 2011). 2) Cases in Global Health (Ruth Levine, 2007).

Course Requirements:

Grades will be based on class participation, completion of homework assignments, a project paper and brief oral presentation, and final exam.

Intended Audience:

All majors and students who have taken Introduction to Public Health are welcome. Students emphasizing international studies, cell and molecular biology, pre-med, public policy and public health, engineering, anthropology, nursing, women's studies, Latin American and Caribbean studies, African and other area studies, business, neuroscience are amongst those who have taken this course previously.

Registration preference will be given to Sophomores.

Class Format:

This course is part of the multi-seminar Michigan International Seminar for Undergraduates program. It includes some contact with students in MISU seminars UC 254.008, 254.012 and UC 250. A portion of the syllabus will include assignments shared by these seminars and several class meetings will bring students from these seminars together for films, discussions, and other activities.

UC 254 - Sophomore Interdisciplinary Seminar
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25235
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25240
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W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
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25241
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
005 (SEM)
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25242
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Tu 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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25243
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007 (SEM)
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25865
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
008 (SEM)
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27313
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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29634
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Tu 6:00PM - 9:00PM
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30353
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Wolv. Access
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30354
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Wolv. Access
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M 1:00PM - 4:00PM
012 (SEM)
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30356
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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Note:
The Textbook and case studies provide important material for the class. Additional readings will be recommended for special topics
ISBN: 0763797510
Global health 101, Author: Richard Skolnik., Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning 2nd ed.
Required
ISBN: 0763746207
Case studies in global health : millions saved, Author: Ruth Levine and the What Works Working Group., Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2007
Required
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