Thematic Concentration in Race and Health
The concentration in Race and Health is designed for students who are seeking an interdisciplinary exploration of health disparities, health access, and health policy. Through course work, students examine how health experiences are influenced by issues of race and ethnicity.
The concentration is not declared on Axess; it does not appear on the transcript or diploma. Students interested in the Race and Health concentration should contact the CSRE undergraduate program office.
The Race and Health concentration requires 15 units including two approved CSRE core courses and CSRE 200X: Senior Seminar (WIM), taken Autumn Quarter of the senior year. One foundational course may be counted toward the 15 unit core requirement. In addition to the core curriculum, students complete 45 units of course work relevant to the thematic concentration.
Students may find the following courses useful in fulfilling requirements in the Race and Health thematic concentration.
- ANTHRO 185A. Race and Biomedicine (3-5 units)
- ASNAMST 161. Asian American Immigration and Health (3-5 units)
- HUMBIO 121E. Ethnicity and Medicine (1-3 units)
- HUMBIO 122S. Social Class, Race, Ethnicity, and Health (4 units)
- NATIVEAM 240. Psychology and American Indian Mental Health (3-5 units)
- PEDS 111Q: Issues of Race and Ethnicity in the Health of Children (3-4 units)
- PEDS 222: Beyond Health Care: Seeking Health in Society (3 units)
- PEDS 250: Social and Environmental Determinants of Health (3 units)
- PSYCH 28N: The Cultural Shaping of Mental Health and Illness (3 units)
- PSYCH 101. Community Health Psychology (4 units)