Introduction to Public Health
Students are introduced to the framework, policies and practices of the public health in the United States.
What you can learn.
- Understand the organization and financing of the health services of the United States
- Evaluate the current strategies for advancing the public health
- Identify the challenges facing our public health system
About this course:This course explores the nation's health challenges, the epidemiologic basis of the public's health, the organization and financing of health services in the United States, and current strategies for advancing the public health. The course introduces students to a range of topics, issues, and frameworks to help understand current public health issues and modern public health systems, policies, and practices. Transferable for UC credit.
Winter 2021 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
Enrollment limited to 25. Enrollment deadline: January 8, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.