Research and Writing on Issues in Health Sciences

Course Code: BHSW 1502

Academic Year: 2020-2021

Those who work in the Health Sciences need to be lifelong learners who can locate, evaluate and digest information from popular and scholarly sources and effectively communicate what they have learned to a variety of audiences. In this course, students develop their critical reading skills through paraphrasing and summarizing; practice effective written communication through analyzing and producing persuasive texts; and learn techniques for academic research by producing a final research paper on one of the three main topics covered in the course. Readings from a variety of sources focus on globalization, end of life issues, and food and nutrition as they intersect with the health of individuals and populations.