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Subject:

Health Science

Title:

HSCI-130 Introduction to Public Health - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Colchico, Kristen

Recom: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent

Note: Online course. Meets also on campus on Tuesday, 3/25, from 4-6:50pm in ATC 107. Go to www.dvc.edu/online for course access information.



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

HSCI-130

5152

ONLINE

3 Units

3/24 - 5/16

T

4:00-6:50pm

ATC-107


Catalog Course Description
HSCI-130 Introduction to Public Health
3 - 3 Units SC
Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL-122 or equivalent
This course provides an introduction to the discipline of public health. Students will gain an understanding of the basic concepts and terminologies of public health, and the history and accomplishments of public health officials and agencies. An overview of the functions of various public health professions and institutions, and an in-depth examination of the core public health disciplines is covered. Topics of the discipline include the epidemiology of infectious and chronic disease; prevention and control of diseases in the community including the analysis of the social determinants of health and strategies for eliminating disease, illness and health disparities among various populations; community organizing and health promotion programming; environmental health and safety; global health; and healthcare policy and management. CSU, UC

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