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CAS 083S - Communication & Women’s Health

The purpose of this course is to provide insight into communication about women’s health issues. This course will highlight multiple perspectives of women’s health, including physical health, mental health, relational health, emotional health, and sexual health. The course will offer an exploration of current discourses of women’s health issues such as birth control, infertility, sexual assault, body shaming, and depression, with an eye toward evaluating and critiquing campaigns related to women’s health. 

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should have an understanding of the specific health problems faced by women, should be able to critique and evaluate discourses of women’s health, and should be able to communicate about women’s health in critical, inclusive, effective, and dynamic ways.

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