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Curriculum

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe public health and its core functions.
  2. Explain how various factors, including environmental factors, biological factors, psychological factors, and social determinants of health, contribute to population health and health disparities.
  3. Apply epidemiological principles to collect and analyze public health data.
  4. Develop public health programs or interventions based on population-needs and select appropriate methods to evaluate such programs.

 

Curriculum

Core courses

  • PUBH 701 - Biostatistics for Public Health, 3 credits (USD)
  • PUBH 702 - Public Health Theory and Practice, 3 credits (SDSU)
  • PUBH 710 - Epidemiology, 3 credits (USD)

Electives

Select two courses (six credits) from the following list.

  • PUBH 733 - Environmental Health, 3 credits (SDSU)
  • PUBH 740 - Introduction to US Health Systems and Policy, 3 credits (USD)
  • PUBH 750 - Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health, 3 credits (USD)
  • PUBH 755 - Program Planning and Evaluation, 3 credits (SDSU)
  • PUBH 760 - Public Health and Native American Communities, 3 credits (USD)