Apr 21, 2024  
2016-2017 Catalog-EXPIRED 

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EXS 225 - Public Health Concepts

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: GRCC College Level Writing (English ACT 18 or higher OR successful completion of EN 097 or higher OR English (Write Placer Plus) 5 or higher)
Description: This course is an introduction to the strategies and tactics, both past and present, related to the control and eradication of infectious and chronic diseases of humans.  Determinants of health will be studied, including environmental, social, behavioral, and biological.  Tools and methods of disease control and health promotion will be presented, including interventions such as vaccinations, screenings, counseling and education.  Environmental, occupational, legal, and policy approaches will also be studied. Potential careers in the public health sector will be investigated.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None

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