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Cluster: Healthy People/Healthy Places

This cluster examines the nature and state of healthy individuals in their various environments. A dynamic approach will be used to study the places in which people live and interact, such as the community, the workplace and the natural environment. Topics will focus on ways to solve and prevent problems that may affect the health and wellbeing of the individual, the local environment and/or the global community. Individual behavior change, social policies, community development and social responsibility may be emphasized.

Cluster Coordinator:     Judy Sobel
Office:  450M URBN
Phone:  503-725-5112
E-mail:  sobelj@pdx.edu

Sophomore Inquiry: Healthy People/Healthy Places

(UNST 234)

This sophomore inquiry will examine the nature and state of healthy individuals in their various environments. A dynamic approach will be used to study the places in which people live and interact, such as the community, the workplace and the natural environment. Topics will focus on ways to solve and prevent problems that may affect the health and wellbeing of the individual, the local environment and/or the global community. Individual behavior change, social policies, community development and social responsibility may be emphasized.

This SINQ leads to the Healthy People/Healthy Places Cluster.

Approved Cluster Courses:

Academic Year 13-14

Note: Courses listed below are all Approved Cluster Courses for the 2013 - 2014 year.  If you are looking for listings for 2012 - 2013, they are archived here.

ANTH 325U Culture Health and Healing
ANTH 333U The Anthropology of Food
CCJ 330U Crime Control Strategies
COMM 329U Intro to Health Communication
EC 316U Introduction to Health Care Economics
ELP 356U 
The Urban Schools and "At Risk" Status 
PA 312U 
Foundations of Community Leadership
PAH 320U 
Health Ethics - Contemporary Issues
PHE 325U Nutrition for Health
PHE 326U Drug Education
PHE 335U Human Sexuality
PHE 351U  Film and Health
PHE 354U  Social Gerontology 
PHE 355U Consumer Health
PHE 443U Environmental Health
PHE 444U Global Health
PHE 446U Community Health: Principles and Practices
PHE 452U Gender, Race, Class and Health
SYSC 350U Indigenous and Systems Perspectives on Sustainability
USP 313U  Urban Planning:  Environmental Issues
USP 317U  Introduction to International Community Development
USP 325U Community & The Built Enviornment
USP 326U Neighborhood Conservation and Change
USP 350U  Concepts of Citizen Participation
USP 424U  Healthy Communities 
USP 425U  Community and the Built Environment