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Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:

Provides an overview of selected, timely policy issues related to women’s health in both developed and developing countries. Covers the history of selected policy concerns, frameworks for viewing these concerns, and policy concerns related to selected women’s health issues such as family planning, welfare reform, employment and workplace conditions, and disabilities. Topics may change yearly depending on the primacy of the topic or issue.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
the history of women's health movements in the United States and definitions for women's health in current use
selected frameworks and their application for viewing women's health policies in developed and developing countries
policy concerns related to work and employment and family planning and abortion for women in developing and developed countries

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluations based on class participation and a paper.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday 9:00 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Instructor Consent: No consent required


Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail