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UB Undergraduate Academic Schedule: Spring 2022

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AAS 414SEM - Health Prob Black Commun
Health Prob Black Commun DPT Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   17947   Enrollment Capacity:   21
Section:   DPT   Enrollment Total:   10
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   11
Dates:   01/31/2022 - 05/13/2022   Status:   OPEN
Days, Time:   M W F , 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Room:   Clemen 04 view map
Location:   North Campus      
This course will address a range of key public health issues affecting people of color. We will also consider the incidence of health disparities within the black community in comparison to other racial and ethnic groups. Through class assignments based on the examination of current events, videos, and class readings we will seek to interpret how various socio-economic conditions such as access to healthcare, poverty, housing, and homicide precipitate behavioral and mental health issues among African Americans, especially children
  Course Description
Addresses issues of health and disease in the African Diaspora from the point of view of African peoples biology and culture. Includes African healing traditions in the Caribbean and North America, as well as black responses to modern medical revolutions. Examines selected public health issues in black communities, such as AIDS and homicide.
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