Undergraduate Catalog

PHS 101 Foundations of Public Health

This course provides an overview of the goals, functions, and methods of public health. After an introduction to the core concepts and tools used in public health research and practice, applications of these methodologies are considered in the context of five current controversies/problems in public health. Students work together to develop strategies for prevention and control that take into consideration different points of view, outside research, and impacts on individuals and communities.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Prerequisites: GSR 102 or the equivalent and GSR 103 or the equivalent

Distribution

Bachelors, Minor, Undergraduate