HLT 210 Health in Appalachia (APS)

Prerequisites: PEH 100 or permission; and GSTR 110 (or waiver)

Offered: Typically annually

Health in Appalachia explores various dimensions of the environment that impact the health of individuals and the communities in which they live within the Appalachian region. The overarching frameworks used in this exploration consist of Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Model and the Six Dimensions of Health Wellness Model. 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


1 Course Credit

Cross Listed Courses

APS 210