PBH 100 - Introduction to Public Health

Course Description

Effective: 2011-08-01

Provides an introduction to public health topics such as biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental and occupational health, behavioral health and violence, health program planning, health policy and administration, and ethics. Examines the organization and basic administration of health systems, as well as legal issues involved in the practice of public health.
3 Credits. Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

To provide a general introduction to major topics in public health and to serve as an overview of the topics that will be covered in greater detail in the specific courses that compose the Career Studies Certificate in Public Health.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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