Academic Catalog 2023-24

GPH 1000 Introduction to Public Health

This course applies a multidisciplinary approach to understanding the global to local outcomes, determinants, and solutions to population health issues that transcend national boundaries. The core tenants of global public health are examined using a hands-on approach, including insights into the fields of epidemiology, health behavior, education, and promotion, environmental health, biostatistics, and health policy. This course also includes a survey of the health professions through a series of guest speakers, including epidemiologists, community health workers, researchers, physicians, policy makers, physician assistants, and others. Professional development activities will include exploring professional interests, developing informational interview skills, and presentation skills - 4 lecture hours. This course is open to students from all disciplines.


4.00 units