PBH 120 - Principles of Epidemiology

Course Description

Effective: 2011-08-01

Provides an introduction to the principles and methods for determining disease transmission, distribution, occurrence, and detection of communicable and non-communicable diseases and injury within a population. Examines a public health perspective of the nature, transmission and control/prevention of diseases.
Lecture 3 hours per week, 3 credits.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to provide an introduction to epidemiological concepts important to the field of Public Health. This is a required course for the Career Studies Certificate in Public Health.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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