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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

EXS 2320 - Introduction to Public Health

Credits: 3 hrs
The content of this course focuses on the history and development of public health in the U. S. and globally.  Emphasis is placed on underlying factors that produce health and their relationship to one antoher.  Students will be introduced to the tenets of public health practice and the professions, organizations and methods that work together to ensure the health of individuals, communities, and populations.  Students will be introduced to foundational priniciples of public health including, but not limited to epidemiology, environmental health and safety, emergency management and disaster preparedness, health behaviors and interventions, health systems and global health.
General Education Designation: Yes
Student Learning Outcome: Oral Communication
Area of Knowledge: Social and Behavioral Science
Curricular Theme: Civic Knowledge
Latest Update(s) Approved by Academic Standards and Curriculum: November 20, 2018