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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Peace Corps Health Preparatory Minor


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The Peace Corps Health Preparatory Minor (PCHP) focuses on two elements, specifically:

1. Training and Experience in the Health Work Sector


Hands-On Experience in Health Education (must total 50 hours)


This component will be satisfied through completion of HSV 4350. It will consist of a hands-on/service learning opportunity in health education, supervised by the course instructor. Possible opportunities include:

  1. Community AIDS Resource and Education Services (CARES) volunteer educator
  2. Sindecuse Sexual Health Peer Education Volunteer
  3. Communities in Schools K-12 Health Education Volunteer Program
  4. Van Buren ISD Migrant Worker Health Education Volunteer Program
  5. Senior Center Health Education volunteer
  6. Kalamazoo Literacy Center Health Education Volunteer

2. Intercultural Competence


Two Approved Electives


Electives should be planned by reviewing the requirements in the country you want to go to.

Possible Electives


In addition to HSV 4400 please select two courses from the following list to continue to build your cultural agility. Select a course that is relevant to your planned Peace Corps service (country, culture, religion, economic circumstances, etc.) Students should consult with their advisors regarding the prerequisites required for some of the courses listed below:

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