Culture and Health

Course Description

Focus is on the influence of culture on illness, health, and rehabilitation. The relationship that culture plays in the health and wellness of both individuals and the community in which they live will be explored.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and evaluate Internet sources on culture and health.
  • Discuss the role of culture on health and wellness.
  • Differentiate culture difference and similarities.
  • Discuss the role of culture and mental health.
  • Discuss the role of culture and physical health.
  • Discuss the role of culture with prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation.
  • Discuss culturally sensitive health issues.
  • Discuss how global health affects health in the United States.


Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 200,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Courses

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

75+ Degree Programs

Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Year-Round Enrollment

Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

20+ Locations

Attend class and learn onsite at one of over 20 locations in California.

Military Friendly

As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.

National University
Chat Options