PUBLIC HEALTH (PHB)

PHB-101 INTRO TO PUBLIC HEALTH (3 Credits)

An introductory course for Public Health majors that will explore the concepts surrounding public health and its influence on every individual. Topics within the course will focus on the determinants of health and disease and how interventions (laws, policies, healthcare) can improve the health of the population.

PHB-102 GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH (3 Credits)

An introductory course on global health that illustrates the health issues facing developing countries as realted to access to healthcare, child and adolescent health and health disparities. Success stories and possible solutions to these global health problems will also be discussed.

Corequisite(s): PHB-101

Restrictions: RG.PB

PHB-201 BIOSTATISTICS IN PUBLIC HEALTH (3 Credits)

An introductory course for Public Health majors that will provide a fundamental background to understand and interpret biostatistics in public health applications.

Corequisite(s): PHB-101

Restrictions: RG.PB

PHB-202 MARKETING & COMMUNICATION IN PUBLIC HEALTH (3 Credits)

This course will teach students the essential components of communication and marketing for public health. Strategies to frame health marketing campaigns will be discussed so students will be prepared to apply these priniciples in multiple public health sectors including government, healthcare and community health organizations.

Corequisite(s): PHB-101

Restrictions: RG.PB

PHB-301 HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMMING HEALTH (3 Credits)

Public health professionals must be able to plan and evaluate health interventions. This course will introduce students to the broad range of public health programming options with applications to social science, global, community and environmental health.

Corequisite(s): PHB-101

Restrictions: RG.PB

PHB-302 DIVERSITY & INCLUSION IN PUBLIC HEALTH HEALTH (3 Credits)

Public Health in the United States has made great progress, but there are still health and life expectancy inequities in our country. This course will examine disparities and identify solutions to improve outcomes and patient satisfaction in diverse populations with the United States.

Corequisite(s): PHB-101

Restrictions: RG.PB