Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2022

CORE 177S   Critical Analysis of Health Issues
Credits1
RestrictionsNo 2024 2023
Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
DistributionNone
Core AreaScientific Perspectives

Examines a key global health issue, such as AIDS or Cancer, from an interdisciplinary approach. The readings introduce students to the history, politics, science, and public health issues of the disease. Students will examine the epidemiology of the disease, examining how geography, socioeconomic status, and other factors influence transmission and treatment, and statistical measures used to analyze data about causes, cures and spread of disease will be introduced. Finally, the impacts of the disease on communities at different scales will be examined.