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Course Prefix: PUB   Course #: 220   Keywords: null  

PUB 220LEC Behavioral and Social Influences on Health

Lecture

The discipline of public health helps inform decisions that shape the behavior of individuals, communities, and societies. PUB 220 is an exploration of theories, models, and methods of social and behavioral disciplines relevant to the identification, description, and solution of public health problems. The course is designed to engage students┬┐ curiosity and aid them in developing basic literacy as well as critical and creative thinking regarding social and behavioral concepts and processes that influence personal and population health. PUB 220 will also provide students with a firm foundation for developing public health competency in social and behavioral principles and related core themes in health promotion and disease prevention. This course examines social, behavioral, structural, and cultural factors that have an impact on public health in multiple contexts including individual, community, national and global perspectives.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Spring
Requisites: Pre-Requisite: PUB 101.
 
Published: Aug 02, 2021 11:33:25