NCEP 318 Mexico: Culture, Health and Human Services
This course has been designed for students who are interested in careers where they
will work in health or human service settings that serve Hispanic populations. Using
Mexico as a central focus, students will gain an understanding of Mexican and
Mexican-American culture and customs. In May students will study in Cuernavaca,
Mexico, where they will live with families, participate in seminars related to health,
social services, migration, medical anthropology and politics. Intensive language classes
are optional for those with near-native fluency. (Spring, May, annually) 4 credits
"Learning about the role of traditional cures, herbal remedies and latino health beliefs will be an asset in my future role as a healthcare professional."
"I learned a lot about healthcare and public health issues in Mexico"
"I am getting practice using Spanish in ways that will help my future clients."