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. Meets Core Curriculum Essential Learning Outcome for Information Literacy (IL) and Quantitative Literacy (QL).
PUBH.1021 Intro to Pub Health, & MATH.2830 Intro to Stats, & HSCI.3400 IPE Research Methods, or PUBH.2060 Research Methods in Pub Health, & Pub Health Majors/Minors only, Nutritional Sci, or Pharm Sci,Jr/Sr Majors only, or Perm of Instructor.