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Health Inequities: African American Community

AFAM 228
Fall 2015 not offered
Crosslisting: AMST 219
Certificates: Environmental Studies

This course provides an overview of political, social, cultural, economic, and environmental barriers facing African American communities in the United States and their health effects. Topics include case studies of the impact of historical medical practices that have contributed to the mistrust between the American medical establishment and African American communities; a critical analysis of the larger structure's role in creating, sustaining, and maintaining current health inequities in communities of color; and an exploration of the link between healthy communities, distributive justice, and social justice.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AFAM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUN-16-2024
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