H312-002 AIDS and STIs in Modern Society: A Global Perspective
Monday, Wednesday & Friday
12:00 – 12:50 p.m.
Weniger Hall 149
Josiah J. Roldan, MPH
Mondays 10:30 - 12:00, Wednesdays 10:30–12:00 or by appointment
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WELCOME! H312 will cover both exciting and sensitive material. At times the issues discussed in class and read outside
of class will be controversial. For this reason:
Please keep an open mind.
Respect each other in a manner that creates a positive learning environment for all.
Please make your attitudes, behaviors, and language as positive as possible.
Please refrain from all
offensive and discriminatory language in this classroom.
At times you will be exposed to graphic pictures. Although you need not look at these
pictures, viewing and understanding them can enhance the learning process.
Develop an appreciation for the multidimensional aspects of HIV/AIDS and other STIs, and the importance of an
ecological approach in the formulation of public health policy both in the United States and internationally.
Demonstrate knowledge of the epidemiology, etiology, prevention methods, and treatment of HIV and other STIs.
Demonstrate an awareness of the historical precedents and global implications of HIV/AIDS and other STIs.
Develop an understanding of the social, cultural, psychological, legal, economic, and ethical issues surrounding HIV/AIDS
and other STIs.
Develop an appreciation for the role of individual responsibility, economic forces, lifestyle behaviors, public health policy,
education, and services in combating the global spread of disease.
Contemporary Global Issues Requirement:
The H312 course meets the Baccalaureate core requirement in the Synthesis,
Contemporary Global Issues area. To meet this requirement, the course must be upper division, at least three credits and must—
Emphasize elements of critical thinking;
Focus, from a historical perspective, on the origin and nature of critical issues and problems that have global
Emphasize the interdependence of the global community;
Use a multidisciplinary approach and be suitable for students from diverse fields; and