HLT 228 - Principles of Public Health

Course Description

Effective: 2019-01-01

Provides an overview of public health in America and globally with an emphasis on fundamental 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.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course will be a required course in the proposed Associate of Science in Health Science degree. It is designed for students interested in transferring to a 4-year program in Health Science with a concentration in Public Health.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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