APS 210 Health in Appalachia (HLT)

Prerequisites: HTL 100 (formerly PEH 100) or WELL 101 or permission; and GSTR 110 (or waiver)

This course explores various dimensions of the environment that impact the health of individuals and the communities in which they live within the Appalachian region. Specific topics addressed include: education, religion, industrialization, economic development, access to health care, sexuality, domestic violence, race and ethnicity, and substance abuse. This course is designed for the non-professional interested in the health needs of all people living in the Appalachian region and will include directed readings, lectures, discussions, films, guest speakers, and field trips. African Americans', Appalachians', and Women's Perspective.


1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

HLT 210