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2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSCI 20100 - Principles of Public Health Science


Credit Hours: 3.00. This course begins with a definition of public health and a review of its history and its role in disease prevention. The basic tools of public health practice, vital statistics and epidemiology, are then presented. After gaining an understanding of how these tools are used in assessing the health status of a community, the etiology and control of infectious and non-infectious threats to our health will be examined. The course concludes with risk analysis as a basis for public health policy determination. Typically offered Spring.