Public Health (PH)

PH 291 Special Topics (3 crs)

Consent: Instructor Consent Required

This course provides students with an opportunity to investigate a specific topic in Public Health. Topics vary from semester to semester.

Repeat: Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

PH 395 Directed Studies (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum sophomore standing

Consent: Department Consent Required

For the student who wishes to pursue a defined, organized study of a public health topic under the direction of a faculty member.

Repeat: Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits

PH 399 Independent Study - Juniors (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum junior standing

Consent: Department Consent Required

Independent study projects under the direction of a faculty mentor.

Repeat: Course may be repeated

PH 450 Epidemiology (3 crs)

Prerequisite: MATH 245 or MATH 246 or PSYC 265

Fundamentals of epidemiology including measures of morbidity and mortality, descriptive epidemiology, and principles of epidemiologic study design. Selected topics related to infectious disease, chronic disease, and environmental epidemiology are included.

Attributes: GE V University Wide

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

PH 460 Public Health Practice (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Open only to Public Health majors. Minimum junior standing.

Consent: Instructor Consent Required

This capstone course asks students to integrate previous learning in Public Health to a directed field experience with participation in a community, worksite, or health agency program. Experience is individually arranged to meet student needs.

Attributes: Capstone Course

Grading Basis: A-F Grades Only

PH 491 Special Topics (3 crs)

Consent: Instructor Consent Required

A variable content course consisting of advanced topics of special interest to students and faculty that are not covered in other public health courses.

Repeat: Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits

Lecture/Discussion Hours: 3

Lab/Studio Hours: 0

PH 495 Directed Studies - Seniors (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum senior standing

Consent: Department Consent Required

For the senior who wishes to pursue a defined, organized , and in-depth study of a public health issue or problem under the direction of a faculty member.

Repeat: Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits

PH 499 Independent Study - Seniors (1-3 crs)

Prerequisite: Minimum senior standing

Consent: Department Consent Required

An opportunity for senior students to pursue a public health studies topic under the direction of a faculty mentor.

Repeat: Course may be repeated