Health, Culture, and the Latino Community: Service Learning


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. This is a service-learning or community-engaged course. Engagement may include direct, project-based, or research-focused service with local/global community partners among other engaged practices. 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.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • FL
Cross-Listed As
  • GLHLTH 326-1
  • HLTHPOL 306-1
  • LSGS 306-1
Typically Offered
Fall and/or Spring