This program will not be running in summer 2020, and will resume in summer 2021.
All students participating in the Human Sexuality and Public Health program will take 6 units of credit in the following:
HPS 330: Human Sexuality (3 units)
- This highly experiential program will focus on how issues related to sexual health are addressed in each country, as well as the different ways that governments, hospitals, and public health organizations provide services and health messaging to their citizens.
HPS 459: Special Topic: Public Health with a focus on Exercise/Fitness/Sport (3 units)
- The course will compare and contrast attitudes, practices, beliefs, laws, and policies that influence fitness, exercise, and sport. The course will include examination of the role that governments and businesses have in supporting and facilitating physical activity among citizens. Students will participate in rigorous physical fitness activities during the program, including bicycling in the Netherlands, and a group movement workshop in Denmark.
2.5 GPA with an interest or major in the field of public health, nursing, medicine, pharmacy, psychology, counseling, and/or other health-related field.
Traveling in a group to three countries, students will visit hospitals, universities, and public health agencies, interacting directly with local students, governmental representatives, researchers, medical professionals and public health workers.
Note: This program has a lot of activity required: walking, yoga, group fitness, bicycling, and possibly dance!
Group interviews will be held with Lee Ann Hamilton after your application is complete, giving you an opportunity to ask questions and meet other students. Non-UA students will complete their interview over the phone.
Priority Deadline is January 15 - Applications will be accepted until February 25 provided space is still available.
Lee Ann Hamilton, Assistant Director of Health Promotion and Preventative Services at the Campus Health Service, and instructor for the Mel & Enid Zuckerman Colllege of Public Health
With 30 years of teaching and program coordination at the University of Arizona, Lee Ann is excited to combine her passion for travel and cross-cultural experience with public health. Lee Ann writes the weekly Sex Talk column in the Arizona Daily Wildcat and is well-known for her engaging, humorous and frank presentations on sexual health and safety.