Apr 01, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

COMHE 30600 - Social Disparities in Health


In depth examination of the social, cultural and political factors that influence and lead to health disparities and health inequalities. Course explores demographic trends in mortality and morbidity and the role of history, race, class, policy, and socioeconomic and cultural factors, and health literacy levels in the development and continuation of disparities in health. This course uses a social justice lens to understand health, health care and health disparities.
prereq: acceptance to the COMHE major or permission of the instructor.
3 hrs
3 cr.