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HS 210 Introduction to Public Health: 3 semester hours

Public health affects every person and influences quality of life for every community both locally and globally. This introductory course in Public Health engages the student in exploring population health through the social, cultural, environmental, biological, economic and behavioral lenses of the health of a society. Students will learn public health terminology and gain understanding of the differences between health care and public health, as well as study historical and contemporary public health issues and cases. Prerequisite: SO 122.