Health, Culture, and the Latino Community

LSGS 306

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. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

SPANISH 306
GLHLTH 326
CULANTH 306

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, FL