Summer Online Public Health Courses – 2020
Posted by Tim on April 13, 2020 in Academics, Online Courses, Summer Courses
Below are some additional courses the School of Public Health and Health Professions will be offering over the summer 2020:
PUB 210 (online) Global Public Health
This course will provide upper division undergraduate students with a meaningful appreciation of the challenges in achieving the human right to health in low- and middle-income countries worldwide. Students will understand the leading causes of illness, death, and disability and approaches to prevention and control of those conditions in resource-constrained settings. Students will also understand the complex interrelationships between social, environmental, and political factors that affect health and well-being in low- and middle-income countries. Further, students will learn how to critically evaluate solutions to improve global health.
Pre-Requisite: PUB 101.
PUB 325 (online) Interv Address Public Heath Problem
This course addresses how public health professionals take action to solve public health problems. Building on the foundation of understanding problems from PUB 320, the course addresses interventions used to prevent and treat infectious diseases, to change health behaviors, and to address environmental health hazards. A particular focus will be on intervention strategies that can be used at the population level to improve health for groups and communities.
Pre-Requisite: PUB 101, PSY 101 (or SOC 101), PUB 320
For Public Health Majors only (Juniors and Seniors)
PUB 440 (online) Public Health Nutrition
This course focuses on the intersection of public health and nutrition and enables students to articulate, explain the purpose of, and apply core functions of public health including: assessment of the nutritional needs of the community, assurance and provision of programs that service those needs, and policy development to promote health. Students will develop critical thinking skills to allow evaluation of the scientific evidence supporting public health programs and policies. In addition, the class will expose students to a variety of professional careers in public health in community, clinical, and educational/academic settings.
Pre-Requisite: PUB 101
For Students in the Public Health Major and/or minor only (Juniors and Seniors)