GLHLTH 101 - Fundamentals of Global Health
Introduces global health issues and challenges, equipping students with an understanding of the key concepts, tools, and frameworks essential for continued study in global health. Course focuses on disease burden, health determinants and disparities, health policy and actors, and the challenges of global health interventions.
GLHLTH 701 - Global Health Challenges
Introduces major global health problems and social, behavioral, economic, biomedical and environmental determinants of health in resource limited settings. Topics include communicable diseases, chronic diseases, and determinants of health associated with these diseases. Other topics may include health promotion, reproductive health, maternal and child health, and disaster preparedness.
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When do projects begin?
- There are currently nine project teams accepting student applications. Please visit the project teams detail pages listed above for more information regarding these opportunities. Individual project timelines vary but will include project activities between Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 depending on the individual project structure.
How do I apply?
Interested students should complete the general Bass Connections application on the central website and indicate their interest in Global Health projects on that form. Project specific application requirements will be listed on the project detail page of each individual project listed above. If you have any questions, please contact Lysa MacKeen for additional information.
Who is eligible to participate?
Can I get course credit?
Gateway courses: There are a number of recommended gateway courses for students interested in the Bass Connections Global Health theme activities. These courses include GH 101 and GH 107. Please see individual project team listings for additional recommended courses.
Bass Connections GH courses: Individual project teams may offer participants the option of receiving credit for their participation in the Bass Connections GH team. Credit cannot be accorded for project work completed in prior semesters. There are two course numbers available for students registering for these independent studies.
Global Health 395 should be used by undeclared students.
Global Health 795 should be used by undergraduate students who have declared their majors and all graduate students.
Is there funding available for Bass Connections projects?
What is the time commitment required by students?
Do Bass Connections projects fulfill the experiential learning requirement for the Major?
Under certain circumstances, students may use their Bass Connections participation to fulfill the Global Health Major Experiential Learning Requirement. Select Global Health Bass Connections projects will be pre-approved for completion of this requirement. Students should review the Experiential Learning page to see if an individual project has been pre-approved to meet the major requirement. If the project is not pre-approved, students may submit a request for approval.