About The Course
Welcome Message

Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for COUPLES AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH (380.767.01), a course offered by the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Reviews and discusses readings on couples and reproductive health such as: Definitions of couples and of reproductive health; sociological, anthropological and economic perspectives; fertility decision making; critiques of a couple approach from feminists and from those concerned primarily with less stable sexual partnerships for STD/AIDS prevention, and design of couple studies and service delivery interventions.

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Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • critique conceptual frameworks
  • prepare and give a presentation to the class
  • write a paper on a topic of choice (optional)
  • discuss the relevant literature in couples and reproductive health

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Course Time

Tue   3:00 PM to 4:50 PM

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Course Faculty
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Prerequisites

380.600 or 380.755

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Intended Audience

JHSPH students

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: Student evaluation based on a class presentation and a paper.

Grading Restrictions: Letter grade

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Administrative Contact

Stan Becker
E-mail: sbecker@jhsph.edu

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