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Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

East Baltimore
4th term
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
3 credits
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
Class Times:
  • Thursday,  9:00 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor s:
Maria Trent

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 Objectives:

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

  1. Identify a range of issues important to adolescent sexual and reproductive health
  2. Understand key policy topics pertinent to adolescent sexual and reproductive health
Methods of Assessment:

Group Assignment with written prep work (30%) Short written assignment (30%) Final Presentation (30%) Participation (10%)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required