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The graduate certificate in Health & the Humanities helps students cultivate inter-professional tools that are essential to engaging diverse populations about health and wellness. These tools include interpersonal and mediated health communication strategies, bioethics and decision-making, social and cultural considerations when working with patients, addressing the impact of environmental and socio-economic factors on health and wellness, and integrating arts-based wellness programs into treatment strategies.
The program focuses on generating entrepreneurial solutions that solve seemingly intractable problems in the health and health administration. In particular, students are encouraged to address problems of access and equitable health outcomes.
This course is restricted to students admitted to the graphic design program, and is the seventh course in the graphic design sequence. This course introduces students to the broader opportunities and directions present in contemporary design. Through readings, discussion, and self-directed and self-determined projects, students will explore personal directions and sensibilities in their design practice. |Offered fall only) Prerequisite: ARTS 372 with a grade of C or higher.
The course covers a range of topics in medical and health geography, including spatial behaviors of infectious disease and health care access. The focus of the course is on the geographical patterns of health and disease from the population rather than individual scale. In addition to seminar style lectures and discussions, the course enables students to further investigate by learning how to conduct medical/health geography research.
This course is designed to equip students with tools and perspectives to be effective and knowledgeable leaders and participants in organizing communities around issues and challenges related to social justice. Course readings will be used to ground, inform, and challenge students as they explore the complex and exciting dynamics of social justice work. Students are also expected to engage in the practical work or critique and evaluation of an organizing campaign with which they are already involved or interested.
Students entering the Certificate program in Health & Humanities should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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3042 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS, NORFOLK, VA, 23508
3041 BATTEN ARTS & LETTERS BLDG, NORFOLK, VA, 23529
1000 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529
2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529