URBST 238 - Women and Health

Overview

Course Title

Women and Health

Department(s)

Description

Examination of the broad range of health issues confronting women. The focus of this course is on how health status of women is influenced by gender, race, and class. Careful attention is paid to political and economic factors influencing the health of women in our society and to the impact of health policy and social policy on health status. Models of care including the Western medical model as well as some of the new and emerging models are explored, as well as the latest thinking on specific health issues women face including reproductive health, mental health, peri- to post-menopause, sexually transmitted diseases, and aging.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule