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URBN 235: Principals of Public Health

Term: Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements:

This course focuses on public health principles and concepts. It will provide a framework for understanding public health’s role in community health, prevention, and medicine. Using the five core public health knowledge areas and the ten essential public health services as a basis, students will examine public health infrastructure, surveillance, social determinants of health, policy, and emerging issues.  In addition, the course will weave public health areas such as chronic disease, infectious disease, environmental health, maternal and child health, and injury into discussions and assignments.

Prerequisites: none.