Learning Outcomes

Katie Orr ('18) discusses her South African global health project with Dr. Hay at the Undergraduate Research Forum.

Upon completing the minor students will be able to:

  1. Recognize the complexity and ethical dilemmas of global health and identify, integrate, and assess knowledge from multiple disciplines to thoroughly describe global health problems.
    (GHS 101; also GHS 201, GHS 301, GHS 477 or ATH 448)
  2. Recognize high quality research methods, evaluate the validity of global health related data, and design methods for examining a global health question or problem.
    (GHS 201 or alternative methods course, GHS 401, ATH 448)
  3. Develop strong team work skills with the ability to negotiate group-based dynamics during interdisciplinary team projects and presentations.
    (GHS 201, GHS 301, GHS 491)
  4. Develop team writing and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate efficiently and effectively in various formats.
    (GHS 201, GHS 301, GHS 401, ATH 448 or GHS 477)
  5. Develop skills in building networks of consultants, mentors, and/or collaborators associated with global health.
    (GHS 301, GHS 401, GHS 477 or GHS 491)
  6. Engage in a formative global health immersion experience to gain in-depth understanding of the complexities of global health problems.
    (GHS 401)
  7. Write a global health research thesis or a global health grant proposal.
    (GHS 477 or ATH 448)