Human Health

HEALTH 250: FOUNDATIONS IN GLOBAL HEALTH (HSC)

Fall. Credit, three hours. An introduction to the overall field of global health, its history, methods, and key principles, with case studies illustrating the burden of disease in nations with strikingly different political-economic contexts. (Cross-listed with Anthropology 205)

HEALTH 340: FOUNDATIONS IN GLOBAL HEALTH (HSC)

Fall. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Anthropology 101 or Anthropology 205 or Health 250 or equivalent transfer credit. This course is an anthropological exploration of the causes and consequences of malnutrition. To understand the burden of overnutrition and undernutrition, we will examine the role of the political economy in shaping food access as well as explore how different cultures organize ideas about a proper diet. (Cross-listed with Anthropology 332)