Health Security Curriculum

UC Berkeley School of Law Courses

Upcoming or recent courses offered at Berkeley Law that are of particular interest to students interested in health security appear below:

2010-2011 Academic Year

Spring 2011

Food Law and Policy - 220F, Sugarman and Van Houweling

Administrative Law - 223, O’Connell

Topics in Health Law & Ethics - 225.4, Schultz

Berkeley Law Clinicals

The following clinical and practicum opportunities are offered at Berkeley Law and may be of particular interest to students interested in health security.

East Bay Community Law Center (in particular the Health Law Clinic and the Health Immigration Project) - 295.5Z

Advanced EBCLC Clinic - 295.5Y

Other UC Berkeley Courses

These courses (or ones quite similar) focusing on issues related to health, health law, and health policy are offered regularly on the UC Berkeleycampus. The ones listed below are being offered in the 2009-2010 Academic Year.  Berkeley Law students may count towards their JD degree up to 8 credits of work completed in classes outside the School of Law. The rules for taking such courses are available online on the School of Law website Registrar’s page. For more information and to understand these regulations better, please contact the Registrar’s office:

University of California, Berkeley
    Boalt School of Law
    Office of the Registrar
    270 Simon Hall
    Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
    Phone Number: (510) 642-2278
    Fax Number: (510) 642-2277

or visit

It is the responsibility of the individual student to be informed about such regulations before deciding on coursework.

UC Berkeley School of Public Health Courses

Spring ‘11

Seminar on Social, Political, and Ethical Issues in Health and Medicine - 116

Health Economics and Public Policy - 126, Scheffler

Introduction to Community Health and Human Development - 150E

Public Health Interventions: Theory, Practice, and Research - 201E

Mental Health Policies, Programs, and Services - 221, Snowden

Strategic Management and the Organization of Health Services - 223C, Shortell

Capstone Seminar in Health Policy and Management - 223E, Soloman

Health Care Organizations and Management - 224A, Bloom

Legal Basis for Health Care Delivery - 225, Lipton

Advanced Health Politic - 230, Halpin

Analytic Methods for Health Policy and Management - 231A, Dow

Analytic Methods for Health Policy and Management - 231A, Brown

Structural Inequalities and Reproductive Health - 255E, Krishnan

Science and Policy for Environment and Health - 271E, Kyle

Goldman School of Public Policy Courses

UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare Courses

Spring ‘11

Social Welfare Policy - 112, Terrell

Mental Health and Social Policy - 222, Segal

Social Policy and Gerontology - 226, Robinson

Social Policy: Children and Families - 230, Berrick

Health Policy: A Social Welfare Perspective - 238C, Hastings

Hastings College of the Law

Students may petition to receive credit for work at other accredited law schools by demonstrating good cause for the request.

Because Hastings has a Law and Health Sciences concentration, it offers health-related courses that may be of interest to Berkeley Law students.

For more information on the Law and Health Sciences concentration, visit: