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HS 370 Serving 21st-Century Populations within the Health Professions (4)
This course focuses on meeting the needs of the increasingly diverse populations served by the U.S.
health care system, with particular emphasis on Hispanic populations. Basic medical Spanish will
be covered. The course will address both theoretical issues such as intercultural competency and
barriers to health care access, as well as practical strategies for successfully working with diverse
communities. Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. (See NU 370.)

HS 402 Senior Seminar (4 credits)
The Health Sciences Senior Seminar features discussion of primary literature related to human
health and disease with emphasis on critical analysis of data and research articles. The seminar
requires completion of a presentation of a topic related to human health and disease based on
published research, and a written literature review and research proposal.