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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HERS 396 - Health Education and Promotion in Developing Countries (travel study)

(6 S.H.)

This course is an interdisciplinary travel study program designed to give students the opportunity to experience health promotion in a developing country. The course is particularly useful for students considering careers in global development health and education. Course participants will attend preparatory sessions before traveling to a developing country. They will spend eighteen days in country, during which time they will have guided tours of health facilities, attend seminars and panel discussions from local experts and provide support to facilitate a health assessment of a refugee or other vulnerable population. Students will also have the chance to learn about the country and its culture through a home visit and visits to cultural monuments. Meets GOAL 8. Prerequisite: instructor’s permission. Grade only. Offered summer session alternate years. Note: Course will be offered during May/June summer session with monthly hour-long preparation sessions during the spring semester and a debriefing session during the fall semester.

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