Civic and Global Leadership

Requirements for the Certificate in Civic and Global Leadership - Community and Global Health Track

Courses in the community and global health track expose students to the nature and significance of health and health care to human life and social development. Students learn about the effects of health on the human condition, debates over what justice requires in terms of providing access to health care, as well as political and policy debates over access to health care, internationally, nationally, and locally.

This certificate of curricular study requires successful completion of the following:

CIVC 200Introduction to Civic and Global Leadership4
CIVC 400Civic and Global Leadership Capstone4
Select twelve hours representing a minimum of two disciplines from the from the following courses:12
Medical Anthropology
The Lens and the Landscape: Documentary Studies and the Environment
Principles of Human Nutrition
Human Health and the Environment (Lab)
Health Economics
Introduction to Medical Humanities: The Human Condition
Introduction to Sociology and Human Health
Public Policy
The Politics of Aids
Global Health Governance
Health Psychology
Community Psychology
Seminar in Developmental Psychology: Human Development in Context
Total Semester Hours20
Additional Requirements
Students must complete an approved practicum requiring sustained engagement on one specific social issue working in a specific community, with a community organization, or on a specific social issue in multiple sites. The practicum requires an extended commitment over the period of two semesters and a summer or its equivalent (500 hours total). The practicum is overseen jointly by a faculty member and a site supervisor.