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NumberCross-listed Dept. 1Cross-listed Dept. 2 (if appl.)Cross-listed Dept. 3 (if appl.)Course TitleCourse descriptionApproved Sections (if applicable)Pre-ReqCreditsLevelBreadthCounts for degree credit in L & S?Area of Study 1 (for descriptions of these areas, see the "Areas of study descriptions" worksheet at the bottom of this spreadsheet)Area of Study 2 (for descriptions of these areas, see the "Areas of study descriptions" worksheet at the bottom of this spreadsheet)
632Molecular and Environmental ToxicologyAgronomyForest and Wildlife EcologyEcotoxicology: The Chemical PlayersIntroduction to natural and man-made toxins/toxicants, their distribution, transport, and fate in the environment. Includes lectures, current research presentations, and discussions. Part of a three course sequence (632, 633, 634, each one credit, all typically offered one after the other in the same semester). We'd accept all three or any one or two.2 sem intro biol & 1 sem organic chem, or cons instr.1???Environmental Science and Environmental Health
554Medical Microbiology and Immunology (MM&I)N/AN/AEmerging Infectious Diseases and BioterrorismIdentification of analysis and solution of emerging infectious disease problems and the problems of bioterrorism.MM&I 301 or cons inst2A?YInfectious and Noninfectious DiseasePractice of Medicine
504Medical Microbiology and Immunology (MM&I)N/AN/AInfectious Diseases of Human BeingsPathogenesis, clinical descriptions, and prevention. Primarily for Physician Assistant, Pharmacy, and Nursing students.A course in microbiology. Not for MM&I majors3A?YInfectious and Noninfectious DiseasePractice of Medicine
677GeneticsMedical GeneticsN/AHIV/AIDS Prevention -- AdvancedNOTE: Not all sections of 677 are suitable electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term.Graduate student or consent of the instructor1-3Biol. Sci.YInfectious and Noninfectious Disease
375GeneticsN/AN/AContemporary Issues in HIV/AIDS PreventionNOTE: Not all sections of 375 are suitable electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term.So, Jr or Sr st and cons supervising inst, advisor, and internship program coordinator1-4IBiol. Sci.YInfectious and Noninfectious Disease
310Pharmaceutical SciencesN/AN/ADrugs and Their ActionsIntroduces students to the biological effects of drugs on human health. Emphasis on how drugs, especially those used in diseases of major human health significance, act in the body. Drugs that are abused also will be covered. This course is not intended for medical, nursing, pharmacy, and physician assistant students.HS or coll chem & biol, or cons inst. Not open for cr to Nursing, Phys Asst, & School of Pharm stdts.2IBiol. Sci.YPractice of Medicine
301Medical Microbiology and Immunology (MM&I)N/AN/APathogenic BacteriologyLectures on medically important bacteria, emphasizing the process of pathogenesis and host/parasite interactions, as well as intervention strategies, immunity and genetics as they apply to the pathogens.MM&I 341 (or con reg), 2 sem intro biol w/lab or Biocore series 301-304; 1 sem org chem; or cons inst. Open to non-majors2Biol. Sci.YInfectious and Noninfectious Disease
240BotanyN/AN/APlants and HumansA speculative, systems-oriented approach to the interrelation of plants and humans in their evolution and cultural development, with an historical geographic perspective concluding with a consideration of 20th century America's plant-human interplay. Lecture; third credit includes demo lab.Open to Fr2-3EBiol. Sci.YAgriculture and NutritionDevelopment
132Nutritional SciencesN/AN/ANutrition TodayNutrition and its relationship to humans and their biological, social, and physical environment; current issues and concerns that affect the nutritional status of various population groups. Note: students can count only Nutri. Sci. 132 OR 332 toward the certificate, but not both.Not open to NS 332 students.3EBiol. Sci.YCore Public/Global Health Concepts
Agriculture and Nutrition
260BotanyZoologyEnvironmental StudiesIntroductory EcologyFor nonbiology students: the relationships of organisms and the environment. Population dynamics and community organization, human-environment relationships, action programs. Note: Cannot count both Botany 260 AND 460.Does not count toward Botany or Zoology3EBiol. Sci.YEnvironmental Science and Environmental Health
404Pathology and Laboratory MedicineN/AN/APathophysiologic Principles of Human DiseasesPrimarily for students of pharmacy and nursing to provide a basic understanding of the causes, pathophysiology, pathology and clinical manifestations of disease states. Required course for pharmacy and nursing programs.Physiology 3353ABiol. Sci.Y Infectious and Noninfectious DiseasePractice of Medicine
471Environmental StudiesPopulation Health SciencesN/AIntroduction to Environmental HealthImpact of environmental problems on human health; biological hazards to human health from air and water pollution; radiation; pesticides; noise; problems related to food, occupation and environment of the work place; accidents. Physical and chemical factors involved.A course in biology, Jr st3IBiol. Sci.YEnvironmental Science and Environmental Health
504HistoryHistory of ScienceMedical History and BioethicsSociety and Health Care in American HistoryHealth care in America since the colonial period; emphasis on social developments.Jr st & cons inst3IBiol. Sci.YHealth ServicesHistory of Public Health
350Agric. and Applied Econ. (AAE)AgronomyNutritional Sciences AND Inter-AgWorld Hunger and MalnutritionHunger and poverty in developing countries and the United States. Topics include: the concept of food as a right, the biology of malnutrition, the nutrition transition and its impact on health and healthcare, how malnutrition is defined and measured, global hunger trends and differences across regions, seasons, and groups, the dynamics of population, food production and other factors affecting hunger and malnutrition, specific challenges facing selected countries, hunger alleviation programs, including international aid, case studies of how families cope with hunger and poverty.Open to Fr.3IBiol. Sci.YAgriculture and Nutrition
350Medical Microbiology and Immunology (MM&I)ZoologyPath-BioParasitologyGeneral biology, ecology and phylogeny of animal parasites, including those of humans; host-parasite interactions; general epidemiological principles of parasitic infections.Intro course in biology, So st3IBiol. Sci.YInfectious and Noninfectious DiseasePractice of Medicine
371EntomologyZoologyN/AMedical EntomologyArthropods of medical and veterinary importance, how they affect their hosts and transmit diseases.Intro course in zool or vet sci3IBiol. Sci.YInfectious and Noninfectious Disease
377AgronomyN/AN/ACropping Systems of the TropicsCrops and cropping systems of the tropics. The environmental requirements of the major crops, their botany, and how they fit into local farming systems will be emphasized. For students with broad interests in tropical agriculture and food productionIntro crse in botany or cons3IBiol. Sci.YAgriculture and NutritionEnvironmental Science and Environmental Health
555Medical Microbiology and Immunology (MM&I)N/AN/AVaccines: Practical Issues for a Global SocietyConsiders innovative approaches to the development and use of vaccines in the past, today and in the future, including the public health impact and the economic, ethical and safety issues associated with vaccine development, licensing and use.Sr st or Grad st; M M & I 301 & either M M & I 341 or M M & I 528; or cons inst3ABiol. Sci.YInfectious and Noninfectious Disease
533Gender and Women's StudiesN/AN/ASpecial Topics in Women and HealthNOTE: Not all sections of 533 are suitable electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term. In general, sections of this class provide in-depth examination of specific topics in the area of women's health. Critical reading of scientific literature and exploration of relevant biomedical issues in social, economic and cultural contexts is required.Women St 103 or cons inst3I/ABiol. Sci.YWomen's Health
210Pathology and Laboratory MedicinePatho-Biological SciencesN/AHIV: Sex, Society and ScienceHIV kills three million people per year, more than any other infectious disease. We will learn about the transmission, immunology, virology, vaccinology and societal impact of this virus. Six of the world's leading HIV scientists will give guest lectures.HS biol crse. Open to all Undergrads3EBiol. Sci.YInfectious and Noninfectious Disease
311Plant PathologyN/AN/AGlobal Food SecurityIsn't having enough food a basic human right? Exploration of the drivers of food insecurity: barriers to food production (pests, land availability, climate), barriers to food availability (politics, price, biofuels), and a greater need due to population growth. Examination of solutions to food insecurity.Freshmen only.3IBiol. Sci.YAgriculture and NutritionEthics and Human Rights
332Nutritional SciencesN/AN/AHuman Nutritional NeedsBiological basis of the nutritional requirements of humans and the influence of psychological and societal factors on the manner of their fulfillment. Note: students can count only Nutri. Sci. 132 OR 332 toward the certificate, but not both.Chem 103; Chem 104 or Biochem 201 or BmolChem 3143IBiol. Sci.YAgriculture and Nutrition
502Environmental StudiesPopulation Health SciencesN/AAir Pollution and Human HealthToxicologic, controlled and epidemiologic studies on major air pollutants. Overview of study methods, lung physiology and pathology; air pollution sources, types, meteorology, sampling methods, controls and regulations.Jr st, a course in biology3I/ABiol. Sci.YEnvironmental Science and Environmental Health
509History of ScienceMedical History and BioethicsN/AThe Development of Public Health in AmericaHealth problems in the U.S. from the colonial period to the twentieth century; efforts made toward their solutions.Jr st & cons inst3IBiol. Sci.YHistory of Public Health
548Forest and Wildlife EcologySurgical ScienceN/ADiseases of WildlifeThis course is designed to provide students with an overview of the issues involved across a wide range of wildlife diseases. The primary focus of the lectures will be on the biological, epidemiological, clinical, public health and, in some cases, sociopolitical ramifications of wildlife diseases. The course will cover a wide variety of wildlife diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites, prions, and environmental changes that affect a range of wildlife species. This range of diseases will be presented in order to familiarize students with the many facets involved in disease management, from animal and human health issues, to ecological and environmental considerations, to the role of society in contributing to, and managing, these diseases.Jr standing3IBiol. Sci.YInfectious and Noninfectious DiseaseEnvironmental Science and Environmental Health
123BotanyPlant PathologyN/APlants, Parasites, and PeopleThe course will explore the interaction between society and plant-associated microbes. Topics include: the Irish potato famine, pesticides in current agriculture, role of economics and consumer preference in crop disease management and the release of genetically engineered organisms.Open to Fr3EBiol. Sci.YAgriculture and NutritionInfectious and Noninfectious Disease
370Animal SciencesDairy ScienceN/ALivestock Production and Health in Agricultural DevelopmentPhysical, biological and social nature of animal agriculture systems and their improvement in developing countries; analysis of the state of livestock research and development in the developing countries and the world role of U.S. animal agriculture.An Sci/Dy Sci 101 or cons inst3ABiol. Sci.NAgriculture and NutritionDevelopment
510BiochemistryNutritional SciencesN/ABiochemical Principles of Human and Animal NutritionLectures in nutrition for students with a substantial background in biochemistry. Emphasis on biochemical and physiological fundamentals of nutrition. Discussion of protein, fat, carbohydrate, energy, minerals and vitamins and their roles and interrelationships in nutrition and metabolism.Biochem 501 or 602 or cons inst3ABiol. Sci.YAgriculture and Nutrition
460BotanyForest and Wildlife EcologyZoologyGeneral EcologyEcology of individual organisms, populations, communities, ecosystems, landscapes, and the biosphere. The interaction of organisms with each other and their physical environment. These relationships are studied, often in quantitative terms, in both field and laboratory settings; lecture and lab. Note: Cannot count both Botany 460 AND 260.Intro crse in botany & zoology, or Bot/Zoo 151-152, or Biocore 301 or 333; for biol sci majors only4IBiol. Sci.YEnvironmental Science and Environmental Health
535Gender and Women's StudiesN/AN/AWomen's Global Health and Human RightsThis course will take a human rights approach to global women's health to provide an overview of health issues within the context of a woman's life cycle. It will pay special attention to the socio-cultural and economic factors that play a role in determining women's access to quality basic health care.Women St 103 or another global health course3ABiol. Sci. or Social Sci.YWomen's Health
474BotanyAnthropologyAmerican Indian StudiesEthnobotanyStudy of the interactions between human cultures and plants. Topics include: traditional resource management and agriculture; crop domestication, evolution, and conservation; archaeobotany; indigenous knowledge; folk taxonomy; plants in symbolism and religion; dietary patterns; phytochemistry; global movement of plants and peoples.A five credit course in botany or biology (e.g., Botany 130, Biology 151) or cons inst3-4IBiol. Sci., Ethnic st.YAgriculture and NutritionCultural Competency
104AnthropologyN/AN/AIntroduction to Cultural AnthropologyIntroduction to cultural anthropology for non-majors; comparative cross-cultural consideration of social organization, economics, politics, language, religion, ecology, gender, and cultural change. Includes 25% coverage of U.S. ethnic and racial minorities.Open to Fr. Not for cr for those who have taken Anthro 2043EEthnic St.YCultural Competency
240Asian American StudiesN/AN/ATopics in Asian American StudiesNOTE: Not all sections of 240 are suitable as electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term. In general, 240 provides "An examination of specific themes in Asian American life and culture. Topics may include comparative analyses of Asian American communities, contemporary Asian American experience, and the specific concerns and histories of individual Asian groups in America, such as Korean, Hmong, South Asian, Southeast Asian, Chinese and Japanese."So st or cons inst3IEthnic St.YCultural Competency
380Population Health SciencesCommunity and Environmental SociologySociologyContemporary Population Problems for HonorsThis course is designed to identify, examine the nature and evaluate the evidence regarding key population problems affecting modern societies in the developed and developing world. The course emphasizes the development of demographic models as a tool to frame, define and investigate these problems. Examples of problems studied include: relations between population growth and environment, population growth and socioeconomic development, population and emergence of new diseases.Crse in coll level math; crse in coll level biology; or cons inst. Open to Fr. Must be in honors program.3IHum. Or Soc. Sci.YCore Public/Global Health Concepts
101Religious StudiesN/AN/AReligion in Global PerspectiveFoundational and thematic approaches in the academic study of religion applied across global religious systems. Note that while any section of this course in any semester is acceptable and should help you understand the roles religion plays in human health and well-being around the world, some sections in some terms have more explicit health content than others (for example, in fall 2016 Professor Corrie Norman will offer a section on the theme 'Religion in Sickness and Health."None3EHumanitiesYMental HealthCultural Competency
103Religious StudiesN/AN/AReligion and SexualityAn introductory examination of "what religion is" via investigation of how religious traditions imagine, interrogate, and regulate sexuality using several approaches in the discipline of religious studies. It focuses, although not exclusively, on the religions of the Ancient Mediterranean (Greeks, Romans, Rabbinic Jews, and early Christians) and also considers the(re)construction of ideas and practices over time and contexts.None3EHumanitiesYEthics and
human rights
Cultural Competency
283HistoryN/AN/AIntermediate Honors Seminar -- Studies in HistoryNOTE: Not all sections of 283 are suitable. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term. Honors, intermediate-level exploration of selected topics, featuring intensive reading, writing, and small-group discussion. Topics vary reflecting the interests, expertise, and innovating intention of the instructor.Prereqs vary by topic, but in most cases instructor consent is required; if in doubt, contact the instructor to ask about consent3IHumanitiesYHistory of Public Health
286History of ScienceN/AN/AHonors Seminar: Science, Technology, MedicineNOTE: Not all sections of 286 are suitable. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term.Open to Fr but is an honors course -- open to non-honors students with cons inst.3EHumanitiesYHistory of Public Health
515Medical History and BioethicsPhilosophyN/APublic Health EthicsThis course focuses on ethical issues distinctive of a population-level approach to disease prevention and health promotion. Students will explore prominent theoretical approaches to public health ethics and will engage with several ethical tensions. Special topics for the Spring 2011 semester include climate change and the social determinants of health. (More detail available on the department's web site.) Cons. Instr.3I/AHumanitiesYEthics and Human Rights
558Medical History and BioethicsPhilosophyN/AEthical Issues in Health CareThe section of 558 for Spring 2018 WILL be accepted as an elective. Please notify your advisor if you are taking this so they can make a DARS exception. NOTE: Not all sections of 558 are suitable electives. In general, sections of 558 explore "Ethical issues apparently created by new biomedical technologies, such as genetic screening, prenatal diagnosis, prolongation of life, treatment of severe birth defects, in vitro fertilization, behavior modification, psychosurgery, and transplantation."Jr st or cons inst3IHumanitiesYEthics and Human Rights
212History of ScienceMedical History and BioethicsN/ABodies, Diseases, and HealersThe healer's role in medical care and society from antiquity to the twentieth century. Physician, patient and social relationships; changing disease theories and therapeutic procedures; creation of varied institutional frameworks for medicine and public health. Formerly called "The Physician in History."Open to Fr. For honors credit con reg in Hist Sci/Hist Med 284 or cons inst3EHumanitiesYHistory of Public HealthHealth Services
505Medical History and BioethicsPhilosophyN/AJustice and Health CareThis course will examine ethical issues in the distribution, financing, and delivery of health care in the United States. We will focus in particular on central issues raised by the recent U.S. health care reform debate and resulting legislation. (More detail available on the department's web site.) Junior st. or higher3I/AHumanitiesYEthics and Human Rights
559Medical History and BioethicsN/AN/ATopics in Ethics and History of MedicineNOTE: Not all sections of 559 are suitable electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term. In general, sections of 559 provide "A survey of ethical and social issues in medical ethics and history of medicine. Cooperating faculty may be drawn from philosophy, law, medical ethics, history, political science, public health, economics, education, and communication, as well as medicine and the biological sciences."Cons. Instr.3I/AHumanitiesYEthics and Human Rights
103Art HistoryThe Body, Sex and Health in ArtThis lecture course will consider the many fascinating ways in which cultures represented ideas of health, sex, disease, medicine, and death, focusing on the ways different art forms (painting, sculpture, architecture, prints, photography, textiles, decorative arts, hair, costume, music and dance, food) conveyed historically and culturally distinctive ideas about bodies. None3-4EHumanitiesCultural Competency
564Medical History and BioethicsN/AN/ADisease, Medicine, and Public Health in the History of Latin America and the CaribbeanThis course examines the history of illness and medical practice in Latin America and the Caribbean from the colonial era until the present. Using an interdisciplinary set of sources, students will explore the different meanings of disease, body normativity, medical practice, and ideas about public health across different historical circumstances in the region.Jr st3AHumanities or Social ScienceYHistory of Public Health
213Medical History and BioethicsN/AN/AGlobal Environmental HealthTHIS IS ONE OF THE CORE COURSES FOR THE CERTIFICATE, BUT IF YOU HAVE TAKEN BOTH OF THE OTHERS (NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES 203 AND POP. HEALTH SCI. 370), YOU CAN TAKE 213 AS AN ELECTIVE. This course explores intersections between major health problems and environmental crises around the world, including historical and cultural dimensions. Topics include disease ecology, the political economy of health and disease, global consumption, climate change, food and water security, and energy. Open to Fr3EHumanities or Social ScienceYCore Public/Global Health Concepts
Environmental Science and Environmental Health
102Religious StudiesN/AN/AReligion in Sickness and HealthAn introduction to the study of religion through the lens of health and health through the lens of religion employing approaches from the humanities and social sciences in conversation with health-related disciplines. It asks questions such as, How do religious peoples understand and live in sickness and health? How do people connect physical well-being to spiritual well-being? Medicine to meaning-making? How does looking at religion in sickness and health provide insight into its roles in a variety of cultures and contexts, globally and locally? How do health and religion connect particularly in situations of social marginalization and immigration? How does religion impact understandings of health and sickness beyond the borders of specific religious communities? None3EHumanities or Social ScienceYEthics and
human rights
Cultural Competency
152Inter-AgN/AN/AWays of Knowing: Medicine and Society Sophomores are exposed to a variety of scholarly topics on subjects dealing with medicine and society by campus-wide faculty. Discussions led by faculty who are primary care practitioners. Students are encouraged to explore the possibility of a research experience in their degree program.Open to Sophomores only1EN/AYPractice of MedicineHealth Services
501Design StudiesN/AN/ASpecial Topics in Design StudiesNOTE: Not all sections of Design Studies 501 are suitable as electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term. Courses offered under Design Studies are most appropriate as global health electives for students who already have both a) some understanding of why and how small business development, microenterprise, microfinance, and related subjects connect to human health, and b) some experience with or at least clear interest in the materials, design methods, etc. used in the course. Prereqs vary by topic, but in most cases instructor consent is required; if in doubt, contact the instructor to ask about consent1-3N/AN/ANDevelopment
353KinesiologyN/AN/AHealth and Physical Education in a Multicultural SocietyFamiliarizes students with perspectives of diversity, the concepts and importance of culturally responsive teaching, and the Act 31 requirement for teacher education students within a physical education/activity context (Act 31 requires that K-12 students in Wisconsin be taught about the history and traditions of the state's Native American populations). Students will have opportunities to incorporate concepts from class into a multicultural field experience. Note: students can count only Kinesiology 353 OR 355 toward the certificate, but not both.Kinesiology major and Junior standing OR consent of instructor (instructor is happy to be contacted by non-Kines majors!).2N/AN/ANCommunity HealthCultural Competency
305Pharmacy PracticeN/AN/AConsumer Self-Care and Over-the-Counter DrugsProvides learners with information regarding self-care of common, minor health conditions. Emphasis on: illness prevention, health condition symptoms, guidelines for over-the-counter product use, adverse effects and alcohol/drug interactions of over-the-counter products, when to request professional care.HS or coll chem & biol, or cons inst. Not open for cr to Nursing, Phys Asst, & School of Pharm stdts.2N/AN/ANPractice of MedicineHealth Services
490Social and Administrative Pharmacy (S&A PHM)N/AN/ASelected topics in Social and Administrative PharmacyNOTE: Not all sections of 490 are suitable electives. Please check the green columns at right before taking this class. Covers varied topics in Social and Administrative Pharmacy. Cons. Instr.2N/AN/ANCultural CompetencyMinority Health and Health Disparities
350HorticultureN/AN/APlants and Human WellbeingPlants provide not only the foundation of food, clothing, and shelter essential for human existence, but also some of the key raw materials for transcendence and abstraction through music, art, and spirituality. Since antiquity, we have co-evolved with plants and their derivative products, with each exerting a domesticating force on the other. It is, for example, impossible to think of our modern life without its plant-based accompaniments in the form of cotton, sugar, bread, coffee, and wood. Yet they are so ubiquitous we may forget they all derive from plants discovered, domesticated, bred, and farmed for millennia in a never-ending pursuit to improve our wellbeing. This course will explore major points of intersection between plants and human wellbeing from a horticultural point of view. Each week, we will highlight a plant or group of plants that represent a primary commodity or resource through which humans have pursued their own aims. We will examine this plant with hands-on demonstrations and produce extracts and preparations to more deeply explore its effects and impacts in human society. This course was formerly offered as a section of Horticulture 375.None2
EN/AYAgriculture and Nutrition
590School of NursingN/AN/AContemporary Practices in NursingNOTES: Not all sections of 590 are suitable electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term. Note that some sections of 590 are the domestic equivalent of Nursing 419 (the community health nursing practicum). To get into one of those sections you need to apply and get other special approvals from Nursing. The community health nursing practicum can be counted as either a field experience or an elective for the certificate (wherever you need the credit). Other sections of 590 are courses any eligible nursing student could enroll in and count as electives for the certificate. Nursing students; instr. consent required for Nursing students who are not seniors. Clinical immersion sections require application.2-3N/AN/ANPractice of MedicineCore Public/Global Health Concepts
402International StudiesN/AN/ATopics in Politics and Policy in the Global EconomyNOTE: Not all sections of 402 are suitable electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term.Sophomore standing or consent of the instructor3IN/AYCore Public/Global Health Concepts
423Civil and Environmental EngineeringN/AN/AAir Pollution Effects, Measurement and ControlThe influence of man-caused pollution on the atmosphere, globally and locally. Evaluation of human health, economic, and aesthetic effects of air pollution. Techniques for measurement of atmosphere pollutant concentrations and determination of local and regional air quality. Detailed presentation of air pollution sources and methods for their control. The role of local, state and federal government in air pollution control.Sr st3EN/A?Environmental Science and Environmental Health
515Life Sciences CommunicationFamily and Consumer CommunicationsJournalismPublic Information Campaigns and ProgramsDesign, production and evaluation of communication programs aimed at informing and educating publics about agricultural, environment, science, health and human ecology issues.L Sc Com 111 or 130, Sr st & cons inst3IN/AYHealth Education
668Medical History and BioethicsN/AN/ATopics in the History of MedicineNOTE: Not all sections of 668 are suitable electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term. In general, sections of 668 are "Upper-level special topics courses in the history of medicine." Jr standing, though some sections have no prereqs at all.3AN/AYCore Public/Global Health Concepts
Cultural Competency
677Educational Policy StudiesN/AN/AEducation, Health, and Sexuality: Global Perspectives and PracticesEmploys a lifecycle approach to examine the issues at the intersection of education and health that people face throughout the world, but especially in poor countries. Particular attention is placed on sexuality education, reproductive health, and infectious disease epidemics.Jr st3AN/ANHealth Education
560Population Health SciencesEnv St N/AHealth Impact Assessment of Global Environmental ChangeCovers contemporary methods of impact assessment in a framework to address global environmental health threats (e.g., global climate change, deforestation and biodiversity loss, and urban sprawl). Issues dovetail well (but do not overlap) with Introduction to Environmental Health.Jr St; PLEASE NOTE: This course is not yet encoded in DARS for the Certificate. Please contact your advisor if you would like for the course to count as one of your electives.3N/AN/ANEnvironmental Science and Environmental Health
370HorticultureN/AN/AWorld Vegetable Crops modern life without its plant-based accompaniments in the form of cotton, sugar, bread, coffee, and wood. Yet they are so ubiquitous we may forget they all derive from plants discovered, domesticated, bred, and farmed for millennia in a never-ending pursuit to improve our wellbeing. This course will explore major points of intersection between plants and human wellbeing from a horticultural point of view. Each week, we will highlight a plant or group of plants that represent a primary commodity or resource through which humans have pursued their own aims. We will examine this plant with hands-on demonstrations and produceA course in horticulture and a course in biology. Open to Fr 3IN/ANAgriculture and Nutrition
603Population Health SciencesMedical Microbiology and Immunology (MM&I)N/AClinical and Public Health MicrobiologyLecture-seminar sessions. Lectures (44) describe microorganisms of clinical and public health significance. Seminar sessions (14) discuss issues and controversies of specimen receiving and processing, bacteremia, serodiagnosis of infectious agents, antimicrobial susceptibility testing, laboratory management, and novel approaches to detect infectious agents.MM&I 301 & 302 or equiv5IN/AYInfectious and Noninfectious DiseasePractice of Medicine
375HorticultureN/AN/ASpecial Topics in HorticultureNOTE: Not all sections of 375 are suitable electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term. In general, sections of 375 that are approved for use as certificate electives include content that expands on topics covered in Hort 350 and 370.Typically requires consent of the instructorvariableN/AN/ANAgriculture and Nutrition
650Population Health SciencesZoology 400N/ASpecial Topics in Population Health Sciences650-083 An Introduction to Infectious Diseases is approved as an elective for Spring 2018. NOTE: Not all sections of 650 are suitable electives, and many are off-limits to undergraduates. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term.Varies by topic,. Some are for graduate students only, but a few are open to Jrs and Srs; talk to a certificate advisor about how to get permission to registerVariesN/AN/ANCore Public/Global Health Concepts
660Rehabilitation Psychology and Special EducationN/AN/ASpecial Topics in RPSE NOTE: Not all sections of 660 are suitable electives. Please check columns at right for approved sections in any given term. In general, courses offered under this topic provide "An individualized approach in a variety of settings to learning problems encountered by those working with the atypical." The section "Health promotion for Persons with Disability and Chronic Illness" is approved for Spring/Summer 2018. Please let your advisor know if you are taking this as we will need to make a DARS exception for it to count.Instructor consentVariesN/AN/ANCore Public/Global Health Concepts
419School of NursingN/AN/ACommunity Health Nursing PracticumNOTES: For nursing students, 419 can count for the certificate as either an elective, a field experience, or both, depending on where you need the credit. This health nursing practicum takes place with community health nursing agencies abroad and provides students opportunities for practice directed toward preservation and promotion of health and prevention of disease, illness and injury in populations represented by the aged, parents, children and youth. There is a domestic parallel to 419 that is offered as Nursing 590.Nursing studentsVaries, 4 for most studentsN/AN/ANCommunity Health
355KinesiologyN/AN/ASocio-Cultural Aspects of Physical ActivityAn introduction to the philosophy of physical activity/education, history of physical activity/education and sport, and sociology of sport. Note: students can count only Kinesiology 355 OR 353 toward the certificate, but not both.Kinesiology major and Junior standing or consent of instructor (admission of non-Kines majors is unlikely but possible). Successful completion of or exemption from Communication Part A requirement. Courses designated as satisfying the Part A requirement cannot be used to satisfy the Communication Part B requirement.3N/AN/A, but meets the Comm B general education requirementNCommunity HealthHealth Education
103Gender and Women's StudiesN/AN/AWomen and Their Bodies in Health and DiseaseBasic facts about the structure and functioning of the female body. Attention to the adjustments that organ systems make during physiological events (stress, exercise, eating, menstruation, sexual/reproductive activity, and aging) and during pathological or disease processes. The effects on the body of environmental and psychological factors. Relationships between women patients, health professionals, and available treatment and diagnostic modalites analyzed.Open to Fr3ENat. Sci.YWomen's HealthHealth Services
472Dairy ScienceAnimal ScienceFood ScienceAnimal Agriculture and Sustainable DevelopmentThis course examines issues related to global agriculture and healthy sustainable development. Using a regional approach and focusing on crops and livestock case studies, students will learn the interdependence between US agriculture and agriculture in emerging economies. Some topics covered include population and food, immigration, the environment; crop and livestock agriculture; global trade; sustainability; food security, the role of women in agriculture, and the role of dairy products in a healthy diet. None1Not assignedNot assignedNAgriculture and Nutrition
132Atmospheric and Oceanic SciencesSoil ScienceN/AEarth's Water: Natural Science and Human UseWater is central to the functioning of planet Earth. As humans increase their impact on Earth's systems and cohabitants, our understanding of the multiple roles of water becomes critical to finding sustainable strategies for human and exosystem health. This course explores the science of Earth's hydrosphere, with constant attention to human uses and impacts.HS math & science. Open to Fr3EPhys. Sci.YEnvironmental Science and Environmental HealthDevelopment
422Civil and Environmental EngineeringN/AN/AElements of Public Health EngineeringIntroduces engineers to management of microbial and chemical risks. These risks may be waterborne or airborne risks associated with exposure to media such as drinking water, sewage, municipal solid waste, and indoor air in occupational settings.Cons. Instr.3EPhys. Sci.YEnvironmental Science and Environmental HealthInfectious and Noninfectious Disease
105Therapeutic ScienceNursingSocial Work AND School of PharmacyHealth Care Systems: Interdisciplinary ApproachIntroduction to health care systems. Factors affecting health and the value placed on health, the delivery of health care in different settings, the roles of various health workers, and the sociological and economic aspects of health care.Open to all undergrads2ESoc. Sci.YHealth ServicesPractice of Medicine
222Community and Environmental SociologySociologyN/AFood, Culture, and SocietySocial and cultural dimensions of the production, preparation, and consumption of food. Uses historical and cross-cultural analytical frameworks. Treats a wide variety of topics including pre-capitalist food systems, hunger, vegetarianism, sustainable agriculture, food and gender, genetic engineering.Open to Fr3ESoc. Sci.YAgriculture and Nutrition
474Agric. and Applied Econ. (AAE)EconomicsN/AEconomic Problems of Developing AreasAnalyzes aggregate growth, income distribution and poverty in lower income economies. Uses microeconomics of imperfect labor, capital and insurance markets to explore why some individuals advance economically as their economies grow and others fall behind. Considers implications of aggregate and micro analysis for national and international economic policy.Sr st and two crses in econ3ISoc. Sci.YDevelopmentEconomics
531SociologyN/AN/ASociology of MedicineCultural, social, and social psychological factors in disease processes, distribution of disease, social definitions of illness, and organization of the health professions and health facilities.Jr st and intro course in soc or cons inst3ASoc. Sci.YHealth ServicesCultural Competency
532Community and Environmental SociologyConsumer ScienceSociologyHealth Care Issues for Individuals, Families and SocietyThis course covers issues related to health and health care delivery in our society. Topics include social, cultural and ethical influences on consumer definitions of health and use of medical care, and on the health care system's responses.Jr st3ISoc. Sci.YHealth ServicesCultural Competency
533Community and Environmental SociologySociologyN/APublic Health in Rural and Urban CommunitiesSociological approaches to community, rural, and public health. Examines epidemiological evidence for and policy solutions to health issues that impact vulnerable populations in diverse geographic and social settings. Topics include mental health, environmental and occupational health, preventive care, substance abuse.Jr st3ASoc. Sci.YHealth ServicesCultural Competency
244Agric. and Applied Econ. (AAE)Environmental StudiesN/AThe Environment and the Global EconomyThe environmental implications of the global economy concern global climate change, trade in endangered species, preservation of biodiversity, transboundary pollution, and the chemical contamination of traded goods. This course concerns the "economic way of thinking" about global environmental issues. This course used to be numbered 344.Open to Fr3ESoc. Sci.YEnvironmental Science and Environmental HealthEconomics
365AnthropologyN/AN/AMedical AnthropologyThe ecology of health and disease in human cultures; health-related social systems and behavior cross-culturally; practical implications of medical anthropology for improving the health of specific populations.Jr st or cons inst3ISoc. Sci.YCultural CompetencyHealth Services
373Agric. and Applied Econ. (AAE)International StudiesN/AGlobalization, Poverty & DevelopmentAddresses the process of globalization -- trade, international capital flows, labor migration and remittances, and aid – from the perspective of developing economies and the development process.Econ 101 & 102, or Econ 111, or equiv, or cons inst3ISoc. Sci.YDevelopmentEconomics
424Gender and Women's StudiesAfro-American StudiesN/AWomen's International Human RightsAn examination of the contemporary development of international human rights and women's rights, and the fundamental contradiction between them. Analyzes core themes and issues of women's international human rights.So st3I/ASoc. Sci.YEthics and Human RightsWomen's Health
102Gender and Women's StudiesN/AN/AGender, Women, and Society in Global PerspectiveGlobal, interdisciplinary, social science-oriented analysis of gender, race, class and secuality in relationship to social institutions and movements for social change. Focus on gender and women in institutions such as education, the economy, the family, law, media, medicine, and politics.Open to Fr3ESoc. Sci.YWomen's HealthMinority Health and Health Disparities
248Community and Environmental SociologyForest and Wildlife EcologySociologyEnvironment, Natural Resources, and SocietyIntroduces the concerns and principles of sociology through examination of human interaction with the natural environment. Places environmental issues such as resource depletion, population growth, food production, environmental regulation, and sustainability in national and global perspectives.Open to Fr3ESoc. Sci.YEnvironmental Science and Environmental HealthCultural Competency
477Agric. and Applied Econ. (AAE)EconomicsN/AAgricultural and Economic Development in AfricaComposition, organization, and techniques of agricultural production; economic change and development of agriculture, economic policies, special problems of developing African agriculture.Two crses in AAE and/or Econ, or cons inst3ISoc. Sci.YDevelopmentAgriculture and Nutrition
522Gender and Women's StudiesPsychologyN/APsychology of WomenExamination of theories and research on the psychology of women. Explores topics such as the biological and cultural bases of the psychology of women; psychological aspects of female sexuality and reproduction; violence against women; female achievement and power; lifestyle choices of women; and women and mental health.So st; Women St 102, 103 or 430; & a course in psych; or cons inst3ASoc. Sci.YMental HealthWomen's Health
540Community and Environmental SociologyEnvironmental StudiesSociologySociology of International Development, Environment, and SustainabilitySociological analysis of relationships among economic growth, environmental sustainability and social justice in the developing world. Considers frameworks for understanding poverty, hunger, educational and technological inequality, and the impact of globalization on prospects for socially and ecologically sustainable developmentJr st or cons inst3ISoc. Sci.YDevelopmentCultural Competency
630Community and Environmental SociologySociologyN/ASociology of Developing Societies/Third WorldReview of problems and prospects of so-called "developing societies." Includes theory of economic/social development, political economic organizations of "developing" societies, history of colonialism/imperialism, attempts to industrialize and results of those attempts.Jr st3I/ASoc. Sci.YDevelopmentMinority Health and Health Disparities
646Social WorkN/AN/AChild Abuse and NeglectThe course is concerned with physical, emotional and sexual abuse of children, child neglect and exploitation. Social work/Social welfare major3ASoc. Sci.YMaternal and Child Health
617Communication ArtsN/AN/AHealth Communication in the Information AgeThis course will examine the role of communication in health, how the revolution in information technology has affected health communication, and the assumptions about health information and communication that drive current efforts to use technologies.Journ 565 or equiv3ASoc. Sci.YHealth Education
150Educational Policy StudiesN/AN/AEducation and Public PolicyNOTE: Not all sections of EPS 150 are suitable as electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term.Open to all undergrads3ESoc. Sci.YHealth Education
317Political ScienceInternational StudiesN/AThe Politics of Human RightsExamines the origins and development of human rights in international politics. The course discusses what human rights are, international human rights movements, the international search for justice after mass crimes, and international humanitarian intervention. Likely to be renumbered as 434 after 2017.Jr st3-4ISoc. Sci.YEthics and Human Rights
101International StudiesN/AN/AIntroduction to International StudiesFamiliarizes students with the field of international studies, and performs an interdisciplinary examination of the cultural, political, economic, and social patterns that have defined the modern world.Open to Fr3-4ESoc. Sci.YCultural Competency
Health Services
448EconomicsN/AN/AHuman Resources and Economic GrowthTheoretical and empirical analysis of public and private investment in people, emphasizing the contribution to productivity of education, training, health, and mobility.Econ 301 or 302 or cons inst3-4ASoc. Sci.YDevelopmentEconomics
507Political ScienceN/AN/AHealth Policy and Health PoliticsAnalysis of health policy and health care politics. Includes the history of efforts to establish national health insurance, current proposals for reform, and the role of interest groups, public opinion, governmental institutions, and political leaders in health care policymaking.Jr st & one crse in poli sci or cons inst3-4I/ASoc. Sci.YHealth Policy and Law
548EconomicsPopulation Health SciencesPublic AffairsEconomics of Health CareAnalysis of the health care industry. Markets for hospitals and physicians' care, markets for health manpower, and the role of health insurance.Econ 301, or Pub Affr 880 or cons inst3-4ISoc. Sci.YHealth ServicesEconomics
343Agric. and Applied Econ. (AAE)EconomicsEnvironmental StudiesEnvironmental EconomicsMicroeconomic principles underlying the use of natural resources such as air, water, forests, fisheries, minerals and energy. These principles are applied in the examination of pollution control, preservation vs. development, deforestation, and other environmental issues. P: Econ 101 or equiv, or cons inst.Econ 101 or equiv, or cons3-4ISoc. Sci.YEconomicsEnvironmental Science and Environmental Health
206Social WorkN/AN/AIntroduction to Social PolicyProvides an awareness of problems and concepts of the policy process in the U.S. Explores the political, economic, and institutional frameworks which structure public social welfare choices. Might include income maintenance, child welfare, mental health, corrections.So st4ESoc. Sci.YHealth Policy and Law
523Afro-American StudiesHistory of ScienceMedical History and BioethicsRace, American Medicine, and Public HealthThe course will provide historical perspectives on current dilemmas facing black patients and health care professionals.Jr or Sr st3I/ASoc. Sci., Ethnic St.YMinority Health and Health DisparitiesHistory of Public Health
450American Indian StudiesN/AN/AIssues in American Indian StudiesNOTE: Not all sections of 450 are suitable as electives. Please check green columns at right for approved sections in any given term. Content varies depending on instructor. Special focus on American Indian thought and perspectives on subjects in the arts and sciences. Cons. Instr.3I/ASoc. Sci., Ethnic St.YMinority Health and Health DisparitiesMental Health
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