Courses: Introduction to Health Studies (ICPRH115B01)

Spring 2014

The multidisciplinary foundation for the health studies minor. Students will be introduced to theories and methods from the life sciences, social sciences, and humanities and will learn to apply them to problems of health and illness. Topics include epidemiological, public health, and biomedical perspectives on health and disease; social, behavioral, and environmental determinants of health; globalization of health issues; cultural representations of illness; health inequalities, social justice, and the ethics of health as a human right. Lottery Preference: 20 spaces to first-year students; 15 spaces to others.

Prerequisites: None

Fulfills: Limit:35


Haverford, Shrp 217

Meeting Times

MW 1:00-2:30