WOMENSTD 300 - Men's Health
Section: 001
Term: FA 2014
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
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Theme
Other Course Info:
(Gender and Health).
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This interdisciplinary course will explore the subject of men’s health, including perceptions of masculinity. The course will cover diseases such as hypertension and vascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and STD's as well as physiology, mental health, substance use and sports injuries. Men's health will be explored with a focus on historical cases and epidemiological differences; we highlight gender differences and disparities related to age, race, ethnicity, and social class.

This course will explore the subject of men’s health and perceptions of masculinity using an interdisciplinary approach. As is usual in gender studies classes, we intend to cover not only gender differences in health care, but also differences and disparities related to race, ethnicity, and social class. The course will include areas of emphasis such as hypertension and vascular disease, cancer, diabetes, as well as other issues, such as mental health, infertility, sports injuries, erectile dysfunction, and impotence. These subjects will be explored with a focus on historical cases and epidemiological differences between groups.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

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Class Format:

The format of the course will include a weekly two-hour lecture, presented by experts in their respective medical fields and a one-hour discussion section led by a GSI.

WOMENSTD 300 - Men's Health
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
18160
Open
38
 
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W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
18165
Closed
0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
18166
Open
2
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
19364
Open
2
 
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W 5:00PM - 6:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
19365
Open
6
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
20884
Open
17
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
20895
Open
11
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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