31.305 Introduction to Epidemiology

Introduction to Epidemiology

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4483
Status Active

This course is designed to introduce basic epidemiological methods used in the study of current major health problems. Content includes explanation of the scope and focus of epidemiology, simple measures of disease frequency and association used in the study of the distribution and determinants of disease, types of epidemiological study designs, and practical applications. Emphasis on interpretation of epidemiological information and application of findings Prerequisite: Community Health and an elementary statistics course. Required for seniors in Community Health Education; open by permission to other upper division students in Health Professions.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 31.201 Community Health and Environment, or 30.102 Intro to Public Health and 92.183 Intro to Statistics, or 92.283 Intro to Statistics & Community Health Seniors only, and Public Health or Community Health Majors only or Instructor Permission.