Apr 19, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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HLTH 2000 - Introduction to Public Health

Introduces all major study areas of public health, including community health, environmental health, health administration, biostatistics, epidemiology, nutrition, population health, disease prevention and control, and healthcare systems. Includes information on how these functions interact to provide society with the health safeguards or protections expected on the basis of humanitarian, regulatory, or ethical considerations.

Requisites: Fr or Soph
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2AS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • To demonstrate an understanding of the nature and uses of applied science in public health.
  • To demonstrate an understanding of the process by which scientific knowledge is applied to individual, social, and environmental needs.

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