Public Health - Health Promotion & Behavioral Science (PHPB)

PHPB 300. Social and Behavioral Foundations of Public Health3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): Must be a Public Health major or a Public Health minor.

Description: The course explores how people, policy, environment, and their intersections affect public health and approaches for increasing the beneficial effects and decreasing the detrimental effects.

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PHPB 301. Health Equity - D1, SB3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Description: Health equity is a goal of public health as seen in Healthy People 2020. Race or ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, age, disability, socio-economic status, and geographic location (or some combinations of these factors) contribute to an individual's ability to achieve good health. Understanding health disparities involves a critical analysis of circumstances that produce differences in health outcomes among groups.

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PHPB 305. Public Health Education Principles and Strategies3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Must be a Public Health major.

Description: Upon completing this course, students will have introductory knowledge and skills that characterize the work of public health educators. The course provides an overview of a wide range of practice issues encountered in the routine work of health educators.

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PHPB 501. Introduction to Public Health Behavior3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in the School of Public Health and Information Sciences.

Description: This course reviews theoretical constructs of the causation of health-related behavior, including preventive, early diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitative behavior.

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