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Community Health

Course Code
COMH 301  Credits
Title Women's and Children's Health 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description The course will address the dynamic health status of women and children within the family, community and health care system. Emphasis will be placed on theories and principles which result in a foundation for critical thinking, application of research, and use of knowledge as it relates to caring for children and families from diverse cultures and environments. Students will develop an understanding of the status of women's and children's health with emphasis on nutrition, common diseases, and health indicators. The laboratory portion of the course will reinforce the lecture content and address women's and children's health in practice, gender-specific nutrition, gender differences in anatomy and physiology and epidemiology of diseases important to women and children. 



Course Code
COMH 315  Credits
Title Health Agencies and Services 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description A survey of community health agencies and programs at the national, state and local levels. 



Course Code
COMH 418  Credits
Title Global Health Issues 
Lasc Area Goal 8  
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Description This course is designed to provide an introductory perspective of world health issues and policies. Professionals practice in the era of globalization, regardless of whether they personally plan to live or work in another country. An understanding of various factors influencing the health status of those living outside of the U.S. will be gained. This course is as much about how to study and think about global health problems and relationships as it is a course about specific global issues. MnTC Goal 8. 



Course Code
COMH 468  Credits
Title Practicum Seminar 
Prerequisite Senior with only Practicum remaining.  
Course Offering Fall Every Year  
Course Offering Spring Every Year  
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This Seminar course is designed for students majoring in Community Health to prepare students for their internship. A maximum of I credit can be taken towards seminar course. 



Course Code
COMH 469  Credits 1-12 
Title Internship 
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Description Designed for Community Health majors. Involvement in field work by placement in health related governmental, volunteer, non-profit, or commercial agencies. A maximum of 12 internship credits may be applied to the degree. 



Course Code
COMH 497  Credits
Title Independent Study 
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Description Independent reading or research allowing an individual student to explore a specific topic under faculty supervision.