Public Health - Undergraduate (PHUN)

Subject-area course lists indicate courses currently active for offering at the University of Louisville. Not all courses are scheduled in any given academic term. For class offerings in a specific semester, refer to the Schedule of Classes.

500-level courses generally are included in both the undergraduate- and graduate-level course listings; however, specific course/section offerings may vary between semesters. Students are responsible for ensuring that they enroll in courses that are applicable to their particular academic programs.

Course Fees

Some courses may carry fees beyond the standard tuition costs to cover additional support or materials. Program-, subject- and course-specific fee information can be found on the Office of the Bursar website.


PHUN 101. Introduction to Public Health - SB3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Description: The central course question addressed is "What is the history and enterprise of public health?" In learning the answer, the course explores population health, health equity, and of course the public health enterprise. Critical thinking is an integral part of the exploration and is discussed and applied using a variety of instructional methods.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PHUN 102. Introduction to Public Health (Honors) - SB3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Enrolled in the Honors Program.

Description: The central course question addressed is "What is the history and enterprise of public health?" In learning the answer, the course explores population health, health equity, and of course the public health enterprise. Critical thinking is an integral part of the exploration and is discussed and applied using a variety of instructional methods.

Note: Taught at Honors level.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PHUN 550. Special Topics in Public Health Sciences1-6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

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. Taught simultaneously at graduate and undergraduate levels.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes