Jun 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PBH 251 - Health Disparities in the U.S. and Beyond


This course will explore connections between race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and U.S.  social policy with the historical and current trends in health disparities in the USA. This course will offer a foundation in both core concepts and theoretical frameworks for understanding health disparities in the US. Additionally, this course will introduce theory and strategies for developing health interventions and policies to address the crisis of racial, ethnic and socioeconomic health disparities in the USA.

Satisfies a major requirement in Sociology.
Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in Public Health.
Satisfies a requirement in the Communication Studies interdisciplinary major and minor.
Satisfies Social-Scientific Thought requirement.
Satisfies the Justice, Equality, and Community requirement.

Prerequisites & Notes
PBH 110 “Introduction to Public Health” or PBH 392 “Introduction to Epidemiology”