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Pitzer College    
  Feb 18, 2018
2016-2017 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IIS 101 PZ -Health and Health Care in Costa Rica Pre-departure Seminar

Institution: Pitzer

Description: Students who plan to participate in the Costa Rica Summer Health Program are required to take this course during the spring semester immediately before their program. The seminar covers an introduction to epidemiology and health care in Costa Rica as well as units on history, environment, economy and politics, and a workshop on intercultural learning.  Students are required to learn how to understand and analyze various sources of population and public health data, write a series of four short papers, give an oral presentation with an accompanying background paper, and complete a series of exercises dealing with the kinds of intercultural challenges they will likely confront during their homestays and internships in Costa Rica.

Note(s): Restricted to students participating in the Costa Rica Summer Health Program in the summer immediately following the class.

For up-to-date information on current course offerings and details, please refer to the Pitzer class schedule on MyCampus2 Portal.

Please check course schedule for requirements.

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