May 21, 2018  
2013-2014 Catalog 
    
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HCR 404 - AIDS: A Public Health Crisis.


ENG 112  or EHS 120 ; PSY 100 , SOC 100  or at least sophomore standing. (3) HW.

Public health perspectives on the HIV/AIDS pandemic as it affects  individuals, communities, institutions and governments.  Emphasis on critical thinking in exploring the HIV/AIDS crisis from risks and transmission to prevention and treatment.  Selected socio-cultural, economic, political, behavioral and psychological factors and their impact on HIV infections rates; biology and epidemiology of HIV infection; history of the US epidemic; modes of transmission and personal risk.  Disease prevention and health promotion, health care practices, legal aspects and future directions for combating AIDS pandemic at local, nation and global levels.



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