Course Work

In addition to their 6 units of foundation coursework, students are required to complete 6 units of Global Health coursework.

The list of courses below is not all-inclusive.  The student, research advisor/mentor, and co-directors will design a program tailored to the student’s interests, goals, and background.

Electives:
AFRICAST 151. AIDS in Africa Units: 3
AFRICAST 212. AIDS, Literacy, and Land: Foreign Aid and Development in Africa Units: 5
ANTHRO 279A: Health, Illness, and Healing in South Asia (ANTHRO 179A) Units: 5
ANTHRO 282: Medical Anthropology (ANTHRO 82) Units: 3-5
ANTHRO 283: Ecology, Evolution, and Human Health (ANTHRO 183) Units: 3-5
CEE 277S: Design for a Sustainable World (CEE 177S) Units: 1-5
CEE 265D: Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries Units: 1-3
COMPMED 84Q: Globally Emerging Zoonotic Diseases Units: 3
EARTHSYS 106: World Food Economy (ECON 106, EESS 106) Units: 5
EARTHSYS 144: Fundamentals of Geographic Information Science (GIS) (EESS 164) Units: 4
EASTASN 217. Health and Healthcare Systems in East Asia Units: 3-5
ECON 118: Development Economics Units: 5
ECON 127. Economics of Health Improvement in Developing Countries Units: 5
EDUC 291X: Introduction to Survey Research (EDUC 191X) Units: 3-4
HRP 225. Design and Conduct of Clinical and Epidemiologic Studies Units: 3-4
HRP 226: Advanced Epidemiologic and Clinical Research Methods Units: 3-4
HRP 231: Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Units: 3
HRP 241: Measuring Global Health (HUMBIO 129M, MED 231) Units: 4
HRP 259: Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Epidemiology Units: 3-4
HUMBIO 119: Demography: Health, Development, Environment (BIO 102) Units: 3
HUMBIO 129. Critical Issues in International Women's Health Units:4
HUMBIO 129S. Global Public Health Units: 4
HUMBIO 153. Parasites and Pestilence: Infectious Public Health Challenges Units: 4
ME 177: Global Engineers' Education Units: 3
MED 108Q: Human Rights and Health Units: 3
MED 157: Foundations for Community Health Engagement Units: 3
MED 204: Access and Delivery of Essential Medicines to Poor and Underserved Communities Units: 1
MED 228: Physicians and Social Responsibility Units: 1
MED 229: Introduction to Global Health Units: 1
MED 232: Discussions in Global Health Units: 2
MED 235: Designing Research-Based Interventions to Solve Global Health Problems (AFRICAST 135, AFRICAST 235, EDUC 135X, EDUC 335X) Units: 3-4
MED 242: Physicians and Human Rights Units: 1
MED 256. Global HIV/AIDS Units: 3
MED 271: Global Biodesign: Medical Technology in an International Context (BIOE 371)
(Same as OIT 587)  Units: 1-2
MED 277: Health and Development at the Food-Water Nexus (CEE 277G, EESS 277G) Units: 1
MS&E 185: Global Work Units: 4
PEDS 212: Challenges of Human Migration: Health and Health Care of Migrants and Autochthonous Populations (HUMBIO 122M)  Units: 3
PEDS 213: Critical Issues in Child Health
PEDS 223: Human Rights and Global Health Units: 3
POLISCI 247G: Governance and Poverty Units: 5
PUBLPOL 184: Poverty and Policies in Developing Economies Units: 5
PUBLPOL 228: International Problem-Solving Through NGOs: Policy, Players, Strategies, and Ethics (INTNLREL 128B, PUBLPOL 128) Units: 2
SURG 231: Haiti and Healthcare Units: 1
SURG 250: Global Humanitarian Medicine (SURG 150)  Units: 2-3

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