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BHS 301 Introduction to Public Health (5) I&S/NW
Provides an introduction to the principles of public health with exploration of frameworks, tools, and evidence base that guide disease prevention and health promotion efforts. Consideration given to ethical and public policy issues important to ensure the fair distribution of resources.
BHS 302 Global Communities, Culture, and Health Equity (5) I&S
Addresses several main concepts in public health with an exploration of the links between: 1) community, health, and culture; 2) health equity and social justice; and 3) emerging field of global health.
BHS 303 Introduction to Epidemiology (5)
Introduces principles, methods, and issues in public health practice-based epidemiology. Covers research designs and methods to describe disease occurrence and risk factor associations, and the role of epidemiologic data in health policy.
BHS 310 Pathways to Health Studies (2)
Provides a forum for students to plan their educational pathway within the Health Studies major. Provides an overview of career options and professional development opportunities, supplemented with guest lectures by professionals working in the field. Offered: W.
BHS 320 Human Health and the Environment (5)
Examines the relationship between environmental factors and the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities, and populations. Contemporary understanding of how the natural and built environments influence risk for disease and illness illustrated through case examples. Explores multi-disciplinary approaches to address environmental problems and improve living and work spaces.