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).
HSCI.3400 IPE Res Methods, or PSYC.2690 Res Methods, and PUBH.1021 Intro to Pub Health, and MATH.1280, or MATH.1310, or MATH.2830, or MATH.3630, or PUBH.3010 and Pub Health Majors/Minors only, Nutritional Sci, or Pharm Sci, Jr/Sr Majors only.