Introduction to Public Health - HLT 228 at Reynolds Community College

Effective: 2022-05-01

Course Description

Provides an overview of public health systems in the United States and globally with an emphasis on core functions, essential services and health determinants. Explores the history, core areas and current trends within public health as well as how public health affects individuals and populations. The assignments in the course require college-level reading fluency and coherent communication through documented written reports.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

HLT 228 introduces basic public health concepts and the public health systems framework in the United States and globally. This course covers core skills and knowledge needed for entry level employment in public health organizations.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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