Global Health (GLOH)

GLOH 5000 - Introduction to Global Health

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course introduces the broad field of global health, both the predominant health issues in low- and middle-income countries and the main players and payers who respond to these issues. The purpose is to understand who the main players in global health are, what their roles and responsibilities are, where they get their funding, and the challenges of coordination with so many different players. The course will look at specific health issues that are important globally and analyze which players have been involved in addressing these health issues. Finally, students will be expected to follow current events in global health. Offered in fall.

GLOH 5100 - Global Health Assessment and Evaluation

Credit(s): 3 Credits

This course challenges students to assess the magnitude and severity of global public health problems in low-resource settings, consider responses to those problems within a theoretical context and then design theory-based evaluation research. The purpose of this course is to prepare for developing and evaluation theory-based interventions to address global pubic health problems. The course introduces students to metholdologies for engaging stakeholders, conducting situational analyses, developing program theory and logic models, defining evaluation purpose, and then designing evaluations to fulfill that purpose. It also requires students to analyze interventions from a theory-based perspective.

GLOH 5930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

A course to present topics not covered in established courses based on faculty and student interests. An avenue to develop new courses on a trial basis. Offered periodically.

GLOH 5980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

GLOH 6930 - Special Topics

Credit(s): 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)

GLOH 6980 - Independent Study

Credit(s): 1 or 3 Credits (Repeatable for credit)