This course is designed to provide an overview of public health in the Unites States and globally as well as engage students in dialogue about the discipline of public health, the profession, and the interdisciplinary approach to addressing population health issues. Students work together in small groups to analyze and evaluate health information, health care systems and the social determinants of health. The history of public health and its five core areas - epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, social behavioral health, and health policy - are explored.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|ENG 010A - Basic Writing or ENG 011 - Basic Writing II or ESL 011 - Basic Writing II|
|REA 011 - Fundamentals of College Reading or REA 017 - Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension Development II|