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380.750.01 Migration and Health: Concepts, Rates, and Relationships

Population, Family and Reproductive Health
3rd term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  3:30 - 4:50pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:

Students review research on specific countries and population groups as well as international data to be able to identify key concepts, categories and trends in migration; to describe basic methods (and limitations) in measuring migration, to speculate on causation of patterns and rates, and to analyze some of the relationships between migration and health, including speculation on causation of patterns and rates of fertility, mortality and morbidity; gender and reproductive health; vulnerable populations (including victims of trafficking); migration policy and human rights.

Methods of Assessment:

Participation in weekly discussions; two short written assignments; and one longer group project.

Enrollment Restriction:

Undergraduates must receive permission of instructor

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent required for undergraduates only.

Jointly Offered With: