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Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Maria Trent
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructors:

Explores key topics in adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH). Topics range from the impact of adolescent physical, sexual, and social development on sexual risk-taking behavior to policy and ethical issues influencing adolescent sexual health outcomes. Using a public health framework, important clinical topics such as contraception, teen pregnancy, abortion, and sexually transmitted infections are discussed from a domestic and global perspective.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Identify a range of social scientific research approaches adopted by public health agencies
Identify a range of public health agencies where social science research is conducted

Methods of Assessment: Group Assignment with written prep work (30%) Short written assignment (30%) Final Presentation (30%) Participation (10%)
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday 9:00 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 15
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: This course will be held in PFRH Departmental space with a maximum of 15 students.