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Courses - Fall 2018
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SPHL100
Foundations of Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in a major in SPHL-School of Public Health.
Credit only granted for: SPHL100, PHSC300 or SPHL600.
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 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.
SPHL600
Foundations of Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be a graduate student within the School of Public Health.
Credit only granted for: SPHL100, PHSC300 or SPHL600.
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 current controversies/problems in public health. Students work together to develop strategies for prevention and control that taken into consideration different points of view, outside research, and impacts on individuals and communities.
SPHL601
Core Concepts in Public Health
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be a Master's of Public Health (MPH) or Master's of Health Administration (MHA) student within the School of Public Health.
Introduces students to the history, functions, systems, policies, and models of public health practice in the United States and globally. The course offers seminars, interactive activities, and assessments aimed at establishing a baseline understanding of public health necessary for higher level and integrative learning in subsequent public health courses.
SPHL602
Foundations of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg
Recommended: Recommend SPHL603 as a co-requisite course.
Restriction: Must be a graduate student within the School of Public Health.
Credit only granted for: SPHL602 or EPIB610 and EPIB650.
An introduction to conceptual and practical tools from epidemiology and biostatistics that are necessary for the study of public health problems. Students learn epidemiologic concepts and methods, and basic statistical concepts and procedures used in public health research through applications, hands-on experience, and interpretations of statistical findings.
SPHL603
Public Health Data Laboratory
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Corequisite: SPHL602.
Restriction: Must be a graduate student within the School of Public Health.
An introduction to the statistical software necessary to implement the epidemiology and biostatistics concepts covered in the course EPIB 602, Foundations of Epidemiology and Biostatistics through hands-on exercises.