UEP 203 Introduction to Public Health

This course explores the nation's public health challenges the epidemiological basis of public health and ways that public health functions as a combination of science and politics. The course examines the special vulnerabilities of low income and medically underserved populations who often work reside attend school and play in neighborhoods with disproportionate exposures and poor quality medical care. The goal is to acquaint students with current public health issues especially as they concern community societal and environmental influences on health and well-being.

Credits

4 units

Core Requirements Met

  • United States Diversity