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Health Disparities in the U.S. and Beyond (=HHV 251)


This course will explore connections between race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and U.S.  social policy with the historical and current trends in health disparities in the USA. This course will offer a foundation in both core concepts and theoretical frameworks for understanding health disparities in the US. Additionally, this course will introduce theory and strategies for developing health interventions and policies to address the crisis of racial, ethnic and socioeconomic health disparities in the USA.

Satisfies an interdisciplinary minor requirement in Health and Human Values.
Satisfies Social-Scientific Thought distribution requirement.
Satisfies the Justice, Equality, and Community requirement.



HHV 110 "Introduction to Public Health" or HHV 392 "Introduction to Epidemiology"