Courses Approved for the Global Health Studies Program

Professor Grennough and guests in his Multispecies GHS course

Emeritus Professor Paul Greenough (and guests) during his "Multispecies Global Health" course

Global Health Studies (GHS) Courses Approved for the
 Global Health Studies B.A., B.S., Certificate and Minor
 

NOTE: not all of these courses are offered every semester. 
Please consult MyUI for semester-specific course offerings.

 

Course
Number
Course Name Semester
Hours
GHS:1029 First-Year Seminar
*Restricted to new first-year undergraduates

1 s.h.

 

GHS:1100

Contraception Across Time and Cultures
Same as WLLC:1100
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.

 

GHS:1181 Ancient Medicine
Same as CLSA:1181
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
GHS:1200

Disabilities in Global Writing & Film
Same as WLLC:1200 and DST:1200
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.
GHS:1290 Native American Foods and Foodways
Same as NAIS:1290, HIST:1290 and AMST:1290
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.

GHS:2000

Introduction to Global Health Studies
Same as ANTH:2103
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
GHS:2080 Cultural Politics of HIV-AIDS
Same as GWSS:2080
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
GHS:2090 Medical Spanish in Contemporary Society (taught in Spanish)
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
GHS:2110 Seven Billion and Counting: Introduction to Population Dynamics
Same as GEOG:2110
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.

GHS:2164

Culture & Healing for Future Health Professionals
Same as ANTH:2164
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.

GHS:2181

Anthropology of Aging
Same as ANTH:2181
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.
GHS:2182

Africa: Health and Society
Same as ANTH:2182
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.
GHS:2260 Hard Cases in Healthcare: Ethics Begin Life
Same as RELS:2260
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
GHS:2265

Hard Cases Healthcare:  Ethics End Life
Same as RELS:2265
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.
GHS:2320 Origins of Human Infectious Disease
Same as ANTH:232
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
GHS:2415

Bioethics
Same as PHIL:2415
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.
GHS:2570 Introduction to Islamic Psychology
Same as RELS:2570; IS:2570
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
GHS2650 Global Reproduction
Same as GWSS:2650
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
GHS:2674 Food, Body & Belief:  A Global Perspective
Same as RELS:2674
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
GHS:3010 Identifying/ Developing a Global Health Project 3 s.h.
GHS:3011 Global Research: Strategies and Skills 1 s.h.

GHS:3015

Transnational Sexualities
Same as GWSS:3010
3 s.h.
 
GHS:3030 Global Health Today (formerly Global Health Conference; repeatable for credit) 1 s.h.
GHS:3034 Doing Harm by Doing Good: The Ethics of Studying, Volunteering, and Working in Global Communities 1 s.h.
GHS:3035 Engaging in Global Health (repeatable for credit) 1 s.h.
GHS:3036 Ethics, Politics and Global Health 3 s.h.
 
GHS:3037 Technology to Improve Global Health

3 s.h.

GHS:3040
 
Health in Mexico
Same as ANTH:3111
3 s.h.
GHS:3050 Global Aging: Cultural Comparisons
Same as SSW:3135 and ASP:3135
3 s.h.
GHS:3060 Studies in Complementary/Alternative Med 3 s.h.

GHS:3070

Hungry Planet: Global Geographies of Food
Same as GEOG:3070

3 s.h.
GHS:3102 Medical Anthropology
Same as ANTH:3102 and CBH:3102
3 s.h.
GHS:3110 Health of Indigenous Peoples
Same as ANTH:3110 and AINS:3110
3 s.h.
GHS:3111 Geography of Health
Same as GEOG:3110
3 s.h.
GHS:3113 Religion and Healing
Same as ANTH:3113 and RELS:3580
3 s.h.
GHS:3120

Global Maternal and Child Health

3 s.h.
GHS:3131 Health Care and Health Reforms in Russia
Same as RUSS:3131
3 s.h.
GHS:3150 Media and Health
Same as JMC:3150 and CBH:3150
3 s.h.
GHS:3151 The Anthropology of the Beginnings and Ends of Life
Same as ANTH:3151 and ASP:3151
3 s.h.
GHS:3152 Anthropology of Caregiving and Health
Same as ANTH:3152 and ASP:3152
3 s.h.
GHS:3170 Visualizing Global Health Through Popular Fiction and Film 3 s.h.
GHS:3300 Sustainable Development Alternatives
Same as GEOG:3300
3 s.h
GHS:3325 Global Epidemics 3 s.h.

GHS:3327

Politics and Progress:  NGOS & Sexuality
Same as GWSS:3326

3 s.h.
GHS:3328

Molecular Genetics of Human Disease
Same as ANTH:3328

3 s.h.
GHS:3420 Health & Healing in Early Modern Europe
Same as HIST:3420
3 s.h.
GHS:3500 Global Public Health
Same as CPH:3500
3 s.h.
GHS:3508 Health in Latin America (formerly GHS:4508)
Same as HIST:3508
3 s.h.
GHS:3555 Understanding Health and Disease in Africa
Same as IS:3555 and HIST:3755
3 s.h.
GHS:3560 Global Garbage and Global Health 3 s.h.
GHS:3600 Development in a Global Context I 1 s.h.
GHS:3700 Development in a Global Context II 2 s.h.
GHS:3720 Contemporary Issues in Global Health (previously Global Health Seminar) 3 s.h.
GHS:3732 Global Health Nursing
Same as NURS:3732
3 s.h.
GHS:3760 Hazards and Society
Same as GEOG:3760
3 s.h.
GHS:3780 U.S. Energy Policy in Global Context
Same as GEOG:3780
3 s.h.

GHS:3850

Promoting Health Globally
Same as HHP:3850
3 s.h.
GHS:4000 Global Health Studies Service Learning: Local Health is Global Health 3 - 4 s.h.

GHS:4001

Social Entrepreneurship and Global Health 3 s.h.

GHS:4002

Working in Global Health 3 s.h.
GHS:4003 Case Studies in Global Health Inequalities: Challenges and Interventions 3 s.h.

GHS:4100

Topics in Global Health (offered irregularly) 1 - 3 s.h.

GHS:4126

International Perspectives: Xicotepec

3 s.h.

GHS:4140

Feminist Activism and Global Health
Same as ANTH:4140, CBH:5140, and GWSS:4140
3 s.h.

GHS:4150

Health and Environment: GIS Applications
Same as GEOG:4150
3 s.h.

GHS:4162

History of Global Health
Same as HIST:4162
3 s.h.
GHS:4180 Climate Change and Health 3 s.h.
GHS:4205 Culture, Language, and Health 3 s.h.

GHS:4230

Health Experience of Immigrants, Migrants, and Refugees

3 s.h.
GHS:4260

Global Water and Health
Same as OEH:4260

3 s.h.

GHS:4530

Global Road Safety
Same as OEH:4530
3 s.h.

GHS:4600

Global Health and Human Rights

3 s.h.

GHS:4770

Environmental Justice
Same as GEOG:4770

3 s.h.
GHS:4900 Approaches to Global Health Studies 3 s.h.

GHS:4990

Independent Project in Global Health arr.
GHS:5000

Graduate Seminar in Global Health
(topics vary; undergraduates see MyUI for instructions on asking for special permission to enroll)

2 s.h.
GHS:5455 Health Insurance and Managed Care
Same as HMP:5450
3 s.h.
GHS:6550 Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
Same as EPID:6550
3 s.h.
GHS:6625 Seminar: Religion and Health
(undergradutes must contact the instructor to request permission to enroll)
3 s.h.
GHS:7160 Global History of Race/Science/Medicine
(undergraduates must contact the instructor to request permission to enroll)
3 s.h.

 

Non-GHS Courses Approved for the
 Global Health Studies B.A., B.S., Certificate and Minor

Course
Number
Course Name Semester
Hours
Aging Studies

ASP:1800

Aging Matters: Introduction to Gerontology
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.
Community and Behavioral Health
CBH:5220 Health Behavior and Health Education

3 s.h.

 

CBH:6410

Special Topics--when topic is Global Health Equity
This is a graduate level course; advanced undergraduates may contact the instructor to request permission to enroll

3 s.h.
Economics

ECON:3760

Health Economics 3 s.h.
English

ENGL:2560

Topics in Culture and Identity
(when topic is Stories About HIV/AIDS)
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.
Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies    
GWSS:3118 Politics of Reproduction
Same as ANTH:3118
3 s.h.
History    
HIST:1016 The History That Made Our World
(when topic is Health in the Global South)
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students

3 s.h.

Nursing  
NURS:3655 Community and Public Health Nursing Prac
(for UI College of Nursing/ BSN students only)
2 s.h.
Occupational and Environmental Health

OEH:4240

Global Environmental Health 3 s.h.
Public Health
CPH:1400 Fundamentals of Public Health
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
CPH:2200 Climageddon:  Climate Change and Health
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
CPH:2230 Finding Patient Zero
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
CPH:2400 The US Health System in a Global Context
*Not approved for credit for graduate or professional students
3 s.h.
CPH:3400 Health, Work, and the Environment 3 s.h.
CPH:4200 Agriculture and the Environment 3 s.h.
Religious Studies  
RELS:6625 Graduate Seminar: Religion and Health
Advanced undergraduate students may email the instructor to request permission to enroll on MyUI
3 s.h.
Sociology
SOC:4902 Topics in Family, Health, and Well-Being
(when topic is Global Health Care Systems)
3 s.h.