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Courses - Fall 2024
EPIB
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department Site
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07/17/2024 at 10:30 PM
EPIB301
Epidemiology for Public Health Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must be in Public Health Science program; or must be in Community Health program. And must have earned a minimum of 45 credits.
An examination of the discipline of epidemiology and its application to public health issues and practices, covering current epidemiological concepts and methods.
As agreed to during the change of major workshop or orientation to PHSC: PHSC students who declared their major BEFORE the spring 2018 semester are required to take EPIB300 before EPIB301. PHSC students who declared their major DURING the spring 2018 semester and later, are required to take EPIB301 before EPIB315.
EPIB301H
(Perm Req)
Epidemiology for Public Health Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Public Health Science program; or must be in Community Health program. And must have earned a minimum of 45 credits.
An examination of the discipline of epidemiology and its application to public health issues and practices, covering current epidemiological concepts and methods.
EPIB315
Biostatistics for Public Health Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in EPIB301; or must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in HLTH200.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Public Health Science; Community Health).
Credit only granted for: EPIB300 or EPIB315.
Formerly: EPIB300.
Additional information: Course is cross-listed; students should check program advising information to determine which counts for their major. Note that EPIB300 (old number) is still offered for students under previous curriculum.
An examination of biostatistical concepts and procedures as they relate to contemporary issues in public health. Focus on applications, hands-on-experience, and interpretations of statistical findings in public health research.
As agreed to during the change of major workshop or orientation to PHSC: PHSC students who declared their major BEFORE the spring 2018 semester are required to take EPIB300 before EPIB301. PHSC students who declared their major DURING the spring 2018 semester and later, are required to take EPIB301 before EPIB315.
EPIB399
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EPIB610
Foundations of Epidemiology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: EPIB300; or equivalent undergraduate statistics or biostatistics course with a grade of C- or higher; or a score of 70% or higher on EPIB300 placement exam.
Credit only granted for: EPIB610 or HLTH720.
Formerly: HLTH720.
Introduction to the discipline of epidemiology and its applications to health issues and practices. Basic epidemiologic concepts and methods will be covered.
EPIB612
(Perm Req)
Epidemiologic Study Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EPIB611.
Application of epidemiologic study designs, analytic methods used for analysis of cohort, case-control, cross-sectional, and clinical trials research.
EPIB642
Obesity Epidemiology: Hormones and Cancer
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Students must have completed either SPHL602 or EPIB610 Foundations of Epidemiology (or equivalent). BS/MPH students who have completed EPIB301 may enroll. Students from other departments must request departmental permission to register.
This course provides an overview of the epidemiology, prevention and treatment of obesity with a focus on associations with cancer and hormonal mechanisms. This course will integrate public health disciplines including epidemiological methods, molecular biology, behavior and clinical science to discuss the causes and consequences of obesity, particularly cancer.
EPIB650
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: EPIB300; or equivalent undergraduate statistics or biostatistics course with a grade of C- or higher; or a score of 70% or higher on EPIB placement exam.
Credit only granted for: EPIB650, HLTH651, or HLTH688B.
Formerly: HLTH651 and HLTH688B.
Basic statistical concepts and procedures for Public Health. Focuses on applications, hands-on-experience, and interpretations of statistical findings.
EPIB651
(Perm Req)
Applied Regression Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: 1 course with a minimum grade of B- from (SPHL602, EPIB650); or a minimum score of 70% on the SPHL602 or EPIB650 waiver exam.
Recommended: EPIB697 or previous experience working with SAS is highly recommended.
An introduction to important statistical methods used in public health research, including nonparametric hypothesis testing, ANOVA, simple and multiple linear regression, logistic regression, and categorical data analysis.
EPIB652
(Perm Req)
Categorical Data Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EPIB651.
Recommended: EPIB697 or previous experience working with SAS is highly recommended.
Methods for analysis of categorical data as applied to public health research, including contingency tables, logistic regression, multicategory logic models, loglinear models, and models for matched-pairs.
EPIB655
(Perm Req)
Longitudinal Data Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EPIB651.
Statistical models for drawing scientific inferences from longitudinal data, longitudinal study design, repeated measures and random effects to account for experimental designs that involve correlated responses, handling of missing data.
EPIB697
(Perm Req)
Public Health Data Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
This course is designed to provide students with the expertise needed to effectively manage research data using SAS as the statistical programming language.
EPIB778
(Perm Req)
Practical Experience in Public Health
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EPIB786
(Perm Req)
Capstone Project in Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of SPHL-Epidemiology & Biostatistics department.
Capstone experience providing opportunity to apply knowledge and skills to a specific public health problem or issue. Completion of project relevant to public health under the direction of an advisor.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EPIB788
(Perm Req)
Critical Readings in Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
EPIB798
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EPIB799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EPIB898
(Perm Req)
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EPIB899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.