Women, Culture, and Health

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Course Number



S. Langdon, K. Low

Course Long Title

Women, Culture, and Health

Cross Listed Courses


This course examines a variety of perspectives on women's health issues, including reproductive health, body image, sexuality, substance use and abuse, mental health, cancer, AIDS, heart disease, poverty, work, violence, access to health care, and aging. Each topic is examined in sociocultural context, and the complex relationship between individual health and cultural demands or standards is explored. Prerequisite(s): one 200-level psychology course.

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(Psychology: IDEA)

INDS Program Relationship

IDGS - GSS Program

GEC This Course Belongs To


Class Restriction

Exclude First Years