Mar 24, 2023  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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HS 340 - Introduction to Public Health

3 credit(s)
This course provides an overview of the history and current events of public health. Epidemiology, outbreak investigation techniques and chronic and communicable disease prevention are explored. Students gain an understanding of health disparities and the role of public health in emergency preparedness. Students explore the role of law and government in public health and the many challenging public health policy issues related to spiraling healthcare costs and an aging population. Students examine environmental and occupational health, and learn about future challenges for public health.
Prerequisite(s): Junior status, M 114 .

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