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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GS 310 - Global Health and Refugees Travel Study

(6 S.H.)

This course is an interdisciplinary travel study program designed to give students the opportunity to experience a global health program for refugees in a developing country. The course is particularly useful for students considering careers in global development, refugees, health, and education. Course participants will attend preparatory sessions before traveling to a developing country. The will spend eighteen days in country, during which they will have guided tours of health and refugee 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 landmarks. Meets GOAL 8 and GOAL 9. Prerequisite: instructor permission. Grade only. Offered alternate years.

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