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380.767.01 COUPLES AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
1st term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  3:00 - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Stan Becker
Course Instructor:

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Prerequisite:

380.600 or 380.755

Description:

Reviews and discusses readings on couples and reproductive health such as: Definitions of couples and of reproductive health; sociological, anthropological and economic perspectives; fertility decision making; critiques of a couple approach from feminists and from those concerned primarily with less stable sexual partnerships for STD/AIDS prevention, and design of couple studies and service delivery interventions.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Critique conceptual frameworks
  2. Prepare and give a presentation to the class
  3. Write a paper on a topic of choice (optional)
  4. Discuss the relevant literature in couples and reproductive health
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on a class presentation and a paper.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Consent required if neither 380.600 nor 380.755 has been taken.

For consent, contact:

sbecker@jhsph.edu