Public Health (PUBHLTH)

Courses

PUBHLTH 101   INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH (GI)   3 Units

The course introduces students to teh study of public health and teaches core concepts, practices, and issues in public health. Within an interdisciplinary population perspective, students will critically examine the connections between patterns of health adn disease, social conditions, public policies, and helathcare institutions, from the local to global levels.

PUBHLTH 220   INTRODUCTION TO EPIDEMIOLOGY (GM)   3 Units

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.
PREREQ: MATH 141 OR WAIVER OF MATH 141
CROSS-LISTED: BIOLOGY 220/PUBHLTH 220

PUBHLTH 350   TOPICS IN GLOBAL HEALTH (GI)   Repeatable   3 Units

This revolving topics course examines selected issues in global health from varying disciplinary perspectives. Students will become familiar with core global health concepts, methods, and debates, with a particular focus on low resource countries and vulnerable populations. Repeatable with a change of topic.
PREREQ: SOPHOMORE STATUS