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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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BHS 201 Health Disparities in the U.S. in the 21st Century

3 Credit(s) CS DPDS
This course will lay the foundation necessary to examine the health disparities in the United States and their connections to systems and social structures that may impede the length and quality of human life. The multiple systems and social structures that impact health disparities, including racism and sexism will be analyzed within the context of diversity, power dynamics, and social justice, with attention to gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, education, nationality, age, ability and geographic location. Students will develop the capacity, agency and motivation to play a significant role in reducing health disparities. Three lecture hours per week.  This course fulfills these general education curriculum requirements CS and DPDS.