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Undergraduate Public Health

2021 Spring Term

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3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH

Public Health 101

The course introduces students to core concepts, practices, and issues in the field of public health. Students develop an interdisciplinary population-level perspective on population-level health encompassing socioeconomic, cultural, behavioral, biological, and environmental factors. Students will critically examine the connections between patterns of health and disease, social conditions, public policies, and healthcare institutions, from the local to global levels.


3 Units

INTRODUCTION TO EPIDEMIOLOGY

Public Health 220

Introduction to basic principles of tracking changes in health indicators and problems in modern society. We will cover both current and historical cases to learn techniques of gathering information, analysis, and application. Problems will include infectious diseases, environmental problems, and other areas of concern in population health.


1-3 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Public Health 498

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.

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