Influence of nutrition on growth and development; physiological basis of nutritional requirements throughout the life span, including the relationship of food habits and nutrition to selected chronic diseases; principles of nutritional intervention in community programs. Enroll Info: None
Exploration of cultural competency and humility as a factor in reducing nutrition-related health disparities, and an opportunity to foster community resilience within the United States. Analysis of how personal cultural perspectives can shape biases and stereotypes that can widen the health disparity gap. Principles of food and culture utilized to compare cultural perspectives of health and well-being, including influences of spirituality and religiosity on food choice and dietary patterns. Includes content collaborators and guest speakers from a variety of communities, and identities. Enroll Info: None
Introduces students to global health concepts through multidisciplinary speakers dedicated to improving health through their unique training. It targets students with an interest in public health and those who wish to learn how their field impacts their global issues. Enroll Info: None
Addresses a broad range of health topics including nutrition, primary health care, water and sanitation, climate change, sustainable agriculture, and economic development. These field experiences take place in sites around the world including locations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the United Sates. Engaged learning will include participation in applied public health activities and service learning projects with communities and partner organizations. Students will gain knowledge about health and disease and explore interdisciplinary approaches to health. Field experiences are designed to meet the requirement for the Undergraduate Certificate in Global Health. Enroll Info: Students who are not planning to complete the Certificate in Global Health may enroll as space permits.