Principles of Public Health

HLT-126 : Principles of Public Health

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Allied Health
Subject:
Health
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course provides a broad perspective of public health and presents both local and global public health challenges that face our society in the 21st century. The course provides an overview of the dynamic field of public health, its basic framework, concepts, and methodologies. The focus of this overview is on improving and maintaining health on a population level through identification, surveillance of disease, and injury prevention strategies. Pre-requisite: ENG-101.