Nov 18, 2018  
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EXS 225 - Public Health Concepts

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites: Accuplacer Writing 5 and Accuplacer Reading of 65 or Higher OR Accuplacer Writing  6 or Higher OR Completion of IRW 098  or Higher (C or Higher) OR ACT English 18 or Higher OR SAT Writing 25 or Higher OR Co-Requisite of IRW 099  and EN 101  

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
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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