Electives

List of Global Health Electives Offered in Spring 2022

Please see our Guide page for the most up-to-date and accurate listing of Global Health Certificate electives. Note: courses marked with ** will not automatically appear in DARS. Contact your Global Health advisor if you plan to take one of these courses for Global Health credit.

Agronomy/Horticulture/Plant Breeding

AGRONOMY 377 | Cropping Systems of the Tropics | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

BOTANY/​PL PATH 123 | Plants, Parasites, and People | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

BOTANY 240 | Plants and Humans | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

BOTANY 460 | General Ecology | 4 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

BOTANY/​AMER IND/​ANTHRO 474 | Ethnobotany | 3-4 cr | Ethnic St, Biological Sci or Social Sci | L&S cr

HORT 350 | Plants and Human Wellbeing | 2 cr | L&S cr

HORT 370 | World Vegetable Crops | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

Animal Science/Dairy Science

AN SCI/​DY SCI 370 | Livestock Production and Health in Agricultural Development | 3 cr

**AGRONOMY/DY SCI/INTER-AG 471 | Food Production Systems and Sustainability (formerly Food Systems, Sustainability and Climate Change) | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

DY SCI/​AN SCI/​FOOD SCI/​SOIL SCI 472 | Animal Agriculture and Global Sustainable Development | 1 cr (this course is a pre-requisite for this global health field experience)

Community Health

C&E SOC/​SOC 532 | Health Care Issues for Individuals, Families and Society | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

C&E SOC/​SOC 533 | Public Health in Rural & Urban Communities | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

CSCS 500 | Global Communities: From Research to Praxis | 3 cr (this course can also be made into a field experience by including community service hours)

Environmental Health/Environmental Science/Environmental Economics

AAE/​ENVIR ST 244 | The Environment and the Global Economy | 4 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

AAE/​ECON/​ENVIR ST 343 | Environmental Economics | 3-4 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

BOTANY/​ENVIR ST/​ZOOLOGY 260 | Introductory Ecology | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

CIV ENGR 422 | Elements of Public Health Engineering | 3 cr

CIV ENGR 423 | Air Pollution Effects, Measurement and Control | 3 cr

ENVIR ST/​POP HLTH 471 | Introduction to Environmental Health | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

ENVIR ST/​POP HLTH 502 | Air Pollution and Human Health | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

ENVIR ST/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST 513 | Environment and Health in Global Perspective | 3 cr | Humanities or Social Sci | L&S cr

GEOG/IES 139 | Global Environmental Issues | 3 cr | Social Science | L&S cr

POP HLTH 560 | Health Impact Assessment of Global Environmental Change |  Social Sci | L&S cr

SOIL SCI/​ATM OCN 132 | Earth’s Water: Natural Science and Human Use | 3 cr | Physical Sci | L&S cr

ENTOM 205 | Our Planet, Our Health | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

Entomology

ENTOM/​ZOOLOGY 371 | Medical Entomology | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

Exercise Science

KINES 353 | Health and Physical Education in a Multicultural Society | 2 cr

KINES 355 | Socio-Cultural Aspects of Physical Activity | 3 cr

Health Economics/Health Finance

ECON/​POP HLTH/​PUB AFFR 548 | The Economics of Health Care | 3-4 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

AAE 352 | Global Health: Economics, Natural Systems, and Policy | 4 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

Health Education/Behavioral Sciences

**ED POL 150 | Current Issues in Higher Ed (Sexuality and Education; Education for Global Change) | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

Health Policy

POLI SCI/​INTL ST 434 | The Politics of Human Rights | 3-4 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

SOC WORK 206 | Introduction to Social Policy | 4 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

Health Promotion and Communications

COM ARTS/​JOURN/​LSC 617 | Health Communication in the Information Age | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

LSC 515 | Public Information Campaigns and Programs | 3 cr | L&S cr

Infectious Diseases

MM&I 301 | Pathogenic Bacteriology | 2 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

MM&I 554 | Emerging Infectious Diseases and Bioterrorism | 2 cr | L&S cr

MM&I 555 | Vaccines: Practical Issues for a Global Society | 3 cr | L&S cr

PATH/​PATH-BIO 210 | HIV: Sex, Society and Science | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

PATH 404 | Pathophysiologic Principles of Human Diseases | 3 cr

POP HLTH/​MMI 603 | Clinical and Public Health Microbiology | 5 cr | L&S cr

**ZOOLOGY 400-003 | Introduction to Infectious Diseases | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

Maternal and Child Health

SOC WORK 646 | Child Abuse and Neglect | 2-3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

Microenterprise/Microlending

DS 341 | Design Thinking for Transformation | 3 cr

DS 527 | Global Artisans | 3 cr

Minority Health and Health Disparities

AFROAMER/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST 523 | Race, American Medicine and Public Health | 3 cr | Ethnic St, Social Sci | L&S cr

**ASIAN AM 240 | Topics in Asian American Studies (Hmong Refugee History) | 3 cr | | Ethnic St | L&S cr

PUB AFFR 520 | Inequality, Race and Public Policy | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

**RP & SE 660 | Special Topics (Health Promotion for Disabilities and Chronic Illness) | 1-6 cr

Multicultural Studies

ANTHRO 104 | Cultural Anthropology and Human Diversity | 3 cr | Ethnic St, Social Sci | L&S cr

**ANTHRO 265 | Introduction to Culture and Health | 3 cr | Ethnic St, Social Sci | L&S cr

ANTHRO 365 | Medical Anthropology | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

Nutrition/Public Health Nutrition

AAE/​AGRONOMY/​INTER-AG/​NUTR SCI 350 | World Hunger and Malnutrition | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

C&E SOC/​SOC 222 | Food, Culture, and Society | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

NUTR SCI 132 | Nutrition Today (Students may count 132 OR 332, not both) | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

NUTR SCI 332 | Human Nutritional Needs (Students may count 332 OR 132, not both) | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

NUTR SCI 377 | Cultural Aspects of Food and Nutrition | 3 cr | Ethinic St | L&S cr

NUTR SCI/​BIOCHEM 510 | Biochemical Principles of Human and Animal Nutrition | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

PL PATH 311 | Global Food Security | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

Parasitology

MM&I/​ENTOM/​PATH-BIO/​ZOOLOGY 350 | Parasitology | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

Population Sciences

SOC 170 | Population Problems | 3-4 cr | Ethnic St, Social Sci | L&S cr

**NS 375-004 | Introduction to Epidemiology | 3 cr (NEW – Spring 2020 first offering)

Poverty and Development

AAE/​INTL ST 373 | Globalization, Poverty and Development | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

AAE/​ECON 474 | Economic Problems of Developing Areas | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

AAE/​ECON 477 | Agricultural and Economic Development in Africa | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

C&E SOC/​F&W ECOL/​SOC 248 | Environment, Natural Resources, and Society | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

C&E SOC/​ENVIR ST/​SOC 540 | Sociology of International Development, Environment, and Sustainability | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

C&E SOC/​AMER IND/​SOC 578 | Poverty and Place | 3 cr | Ethnic St, Social Sci | L&S cr

C&E SOC/​SOC 630 | Sociology of Developing Societies/Third World| 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

ECON 448 | Human Resources and Economic Growth | 3-4 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

FRENCH 211 | Doctors Without Borders | 3 cr | L&S cr

HDFS/​CNSR SCI 465 | Families & Poverty | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

INTL ST 101 | Introduction to International Studies | 3-4 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

**INTL ST 402 | Topics in Politics and Policy in the Global Economy (Global Poverty and Inequality) | 3-4 cr | L&S cr

GEOG 307 | International Migration, Health, and Human Rights | 3 cr

Public Health Ethics

MED HIST/​PHILOS 505 | Justice and Health Care | 3 cr | Humanities | L&S cr

MED HIST/​PHILOS 515 | Public Health Ethics | 3 cr | Humanities | L&S cr

**MED HIST/PHILOS 558 | Ethical Issues in Health Care | 3 cr | Humanities | L&S cr

**MED HIST 559 | Topics in Ethics and History of Medicine (Climate Change Ethics) | 3 cr | Humanities or Social Sci | L&S cr

Public Health Leadership

POP HLTH 504 | Health Care Quality Improvement in Low Resource Settings | 1 cr

SOC WORK 659 | International Aspects of Social Work | 2-3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

Public Health Medicine

INTER-AG/​INTER-LS 152 | Ways of Knowing: Medicine and Society | 1 cr | L&S cr

MED HIST/​HIST SCI 212 | Bodies, Diseases, and Healers: An Introduction to the History of Medicine | 3 cr | Humanities | L&S cr

NURSING/​S&A PHM/​SOC WORK 105 | Health Care Systems: Interdisciplinary Approach | 2 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

NURSING 436 | Health and Illness Concepts with Individuals, Families, and Communities | 4 cr

PHM SCI 310 | Drugs and Their Actions | 2 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

PHM PRAC 305 | Consumer Self-Care and Over-the-Counter Drugs | 2 cr

Public Health Practice

MED HIST/​HIST SCI 509 | The Development of Public Health in America | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

MED HIST/​HIST SCI/​POP HLTH 553 | International Health and Global Society | 3 cr | Humanities or Social Sci | L&S cr

Social Determinants of Health

**ART HIST 103 | Topics in Art History: The Body, Sex, and Health in Art | 3 cr | Humanities | L&S cr

HISTORY/​HIST SCI/​MED HIST 504 | Society and Health Care in American History | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

MED HIST/​HIST SCI/​HISTORY 564 | Disease, Medicine and Public Health in the History of Latin America and the Caribbean | 3 cr | Humanities or Social Sci | L&S cr

RELIG ST 101 | Religion in Global Perspective | 3 cr | Humanities | L&S cr

RELIG ST 102 | Exploring Religion in Sickness and Health | 3 cr | Humanities or Social Sci | L&S cr

RELIG ST 103 | Exploring Religion and Sexuality | 3 cr | Humanities | L&S cr

**S&A PHM 490 | Selected Topics in Social and Administrative Pharmacy (Health Equity and Social Justice) | 1-4

Toxicology

F&W ECOL/​AGRONOMY/​ENTOM/​M&ENVTOX 632 | Ecotoxicology: The Chemical Players | 1 cr

F&W ECOL/​AGRONOMY/​ENTOM/​M&ENVTOX 633 | Ecotoxicology: Impacts on Individuals | 1 cr

F&W ECOL/​AGRONOMY/​ENTOM/​M&ENVTOX 634 | Ecotoxicology: Impacts on Populations, Communities and Ecosystems | 1 cr

Veterinary Public Health

F&W ECOL/​SURG SCI 548 | Diseases of Wildlife | 3 cr | Biological Sci | L&S cr

Women’s Health

GEN&WS 102 | Gender, Women, and Society in Global Perspective | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

GEN&WS 103 | Women and Their Bodies in Health and Disease | 3 cr | Natural Sci | L&S cr

**GEN&WS 320 | Special Topics: The Female Body in the World: Gender and Body Politics | 1-3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

GEN&WS 424 | Women’s International Human Rights | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

GEN&WS/​PSYCH 522 | Psychology of Women and Gender | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

GEN&WS 534 | Gender, Sexuality, And Reproduction: Public Health Perspectives | 3 cr | Social Sci | L&S cr

GEN&WS/​INTL ST 535| Women’s Global Health and Human Rights | 3 cr | Biological Sci or Social Sci | L&S cr