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    Oct 21, 2021  
2021-2022 University Catalog
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BSHS 302 - Introduction to Epidemiology


This course will introduce the student to the methods used within the public health system to evaluate the population’s health status. This course covers applications of epidemiologic methods and procedures to the study of the distribution and determinants of health and diseases, morbidity, injuries, disability, and mortality in populations. Epidemiologic methods for the control of conditions such as infectious and chronic diseases, mental disorders, community and environmental health hazards, and unintentional injuries are discussed. Other topics include quantitative aspects of epidemiology, for example, data sources, measures of morbidity and mortality, evaluation of association and causality, study design, and screening for disease. Attention will be given to topics of prevention and health promotion.
Course Delivery Model(s)
Online
Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 0
Total Hours: 45

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Repeatable (# of times)
0
Grade Type
Letter
















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