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Viewing: AMST 4702W : Race, Medicine, and Public Health

Last approved: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:21:07 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:06:02 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
American Studies (AMST)
AMST
4702W
Race, Medicine, and Public Health
Race, Medicine & Public Health
201403
3
Course Type
Lecture
Seminar
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

No
No

Corequisites

25
Vanessa Gamble
Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
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Fee Type


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The experiences of African Americans as patients and health care providers; the history of the relationship between race, American medicine, and public health. Emphasis on the importance of understanding the historical roots of contemporary policy dilemmas such as racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care.
1. Demonstrate knowledge about the history of racial health disparities, concepts of race, and the history of African Americans and American medicine and public health. 2. Develop the capacity to analyze primary and secondary historical sources and to ask critical questions about the past. 3. Develop the ability to research and write a research paper. 4. Demonstrate the capacity to analyze how the past shapes the contemporary experiences of African Americans in the medical and public health systems.

Course Attribute
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 1
CCAS-Amer.Studies Focus Area 4
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
This course previously ran under AMST 5772W. As the university no longer allows the use of 5000 level courses, we have to renumber it.
Key: 8923