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Term: 1st term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Stan Becker
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:

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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Critique conceptual frameworks
Prepare and give a presentation to the class
Write a paper on a topic of choice (optional)
Discuss the relevant literature in couples and reproductive health

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on a class presentation and a paper.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 3:00 - 4:50
Enrollment Minimum: 6
Instructor Consent: Consent required for some students

Consent required if neither 380.600 nor 380.755 has been taken.

For consent, contact:

380.600 or 380.755

Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail