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Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

4th term
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
3 credits
Academic Year:
2022 - 2023
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online
Class Times:
  • Thursday,  9:00 - 11:50am
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Undergrads Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Maria Trent

Explores key topics in adolescent sexual and reproductive health. Includes topics ranging from adolescent development to policy and ethical issues influencing adolescent sexual health outcomes. Discusses important clinical topics such as contraception, teen pregnancy, abortion, and sexually transmitted infections using a public health framework 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. Assess key policy topics pertinent to adolescent sexual and reproductive health
  3. Define how social determinants intersect with adolescent development and resources to shape adolescent sexual and reproductive health outcomes
  4. Leverage public health communication strategies to effectively advocate for youth
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 30% Group Work
  • 10% Participation
  • 30% Final Presentation
  • 30% Written Assignment(s)

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This is the online/virtual section of a course also held onsite. You are responsible for the modality in which you register.