College of Public Health students graduating

CPH 201

Course Information

Credit Hours: 3

Introduction to Public Health

This course provides the student with basic knowledge about the discipline of public health. After receiving a philosophical and political orientation to public health, students will begin to acquire functional knowledge of the strategies most often applied in public health practice. Key content areas (such as HIV prevention, maternal and child health, reducing obesity rates, and reducing tobacco addiction) will become focal points for the investigation of these strategies.

Fulfills UK Core Requirement: The Nature of Inquiry in the Social Sciences