Public Health, Public Health (PHPH)

PHPH 100. Majoring in Public Health1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Description: An introduction into the BS/BA Program in Public Health, this course includes topics of general education requirements, curriculum advising, and orientation and career options related to the program.

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PHPH 301. Global Public Health - D2, SBH3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Description: The course will provide an overview of the factors that produce global health challenges, including demographic changes, conflict, human rights abuses, migration, travel, food production and distribution, water resources, and market forces and economic factors. Students will become familiar with the role of government and non-governmental organizations in identifying, understanding, and addressing global health issues.

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PHPH 401. Public Health and Health Policy3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

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

Description: This course will introduce students to the basic terms, concepts and best practices in applying policy solutions to a range of public health problems. In addition to the principles, there will be a wide-ranging review of specific public health policy examples, and how advocates negotiate and navigate through the contrasting community positions on policy applications.

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PHPH 410. Public Health Law and Ethics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

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

Description: The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the critical issues relating to law, ethics and public health. The course examines the legal foundations of the American public health system and resulting ethical dilemmas of the private interests versus public good.

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PHPH 420. Practice of Public Health3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

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

Description: The course is an introduction to public health practice and is organized around the core functions and essential services of public health.

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PHPH 431. Contemporary Issues in Public Health 13 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Must be a Public Health major and have a minimum of 60 credit hours or be a Public Health minor.

Description: One of two courses in a series taken over two semesters, in which student teams explore and present current public health issues in the context of Healthy People 2020 and the essential services of public health.

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PHPH 432. Contemporary Issues in Public Health 23 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Must be a Public Health major and have a minimum of 90 credit hours.

Description: One of two courses in a series taken over two semesters, in which student teams explore and present current public health issues in the context of Healthy People 2020 and the essential services of public health.

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PHPH 491. Senior Capstone 1 - CUE3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Must be a Public Health major and have a minimum of 90 credit hours.

Description: Taken over the course of two semesters, in conjunction with PHPH 492. One semester consists of research thesis on public health; the other of a public health project by student group collaborating with Belknap campus or West End, plus journal and presentation.

Course Attribute(s): CUE - This course fulfills the Culminating Undergraduate Experience (CUE) requirement for certain degree programs. CUE courses are advanced-level courses intended for majors with at least 90 earned credits/senior-level status.

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PHPH 492. Senior Capstone 2 - CUE3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): PHPH 491.

Description: Taken over the course of two semesters, in conjunction with PHPH 491. One semester consists of research thesis on public health; the other of a public health project by student group collaborating with Belknap campus or West End, plus journal and presentation.

Course Attribute(s): CUE - This course fulfills the Culminating Undergraduate Experience (CUE) requirement for certain degree programs. CUE courses are advanced-level courses intended for majors with at least 90 earned credits/senior-level status.

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PHPH 523. Public Health in the United States2 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

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

Description: Course covers the history of and issues facing public health in the United States.

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PHPH 550. Special Topics in Public Health Sciences1-3 Units

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

Description: In-depth exploration of public health sciences topics to advance students' knowledge in aspects of field not covered at same depth in existing courses.

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