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EXS 225 - Public Health Concepts

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Prerequisites: 18 or higher in Reading & English on the ACT or 70 or higher in reading & 5 or higher in English on the Accuplacer. This introductory undergraduate course in public health examines the history of public health and introduces students to the principals of population health from an ecological perspective.  The concept of determinants of health will be explained and studied, including environmental, social, and behavioral as well as biological and access to health services will be reviewed.  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 as well as the role of health communications in public health.   Issues of health care delivery will also be addressed.  Potential careers in the public health sector will be investigated.



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