Health, Culture, and the Latino Community


Exploration of health issues in the Spanish-speaking world shaped by social, cultural, political, ethnic, and economic determinants. Topics: cultural competency, community beliefs, medical practices and policies, preventive medicine, mental health. Projects include presentations, writing, research, and conversations with local and global contacts. Evaluation on knowledge of content, oral and written proficiency in Spanish. One 300-level Spanish course recommended prior to enrolling. Prerequisite: Spanish 204 or equivalent.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • FL
Cross-Listed As
  • GLHLTH 326
  • HLTHPOL 306
  • LSGS 306
  • SPANISH 306
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring