HLTH 246

HLTH 246: The Science of Public Health: Epidemiology
3.0 SH

Provides a basic understanding of the epidemiologic method of identifying disease-causing exposures. Emphasizes the generation of hypotheses based on descriptive epidemiologic data, the testing of hyoptheses by analytical epidemiological research, the determination of causality, and the value of epidemiological research in developing and evaluating disease prevention strategies. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. 3 hours lecture.