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Course ID:PBHL 3100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Public Health
Course
Description:
An introductory overview of the United States public health system as it currently exists and operates, with an emphasis on the core functions of public health. A survey of different approaches to public health problems, including health promotion and disease prevention.
Athena Title:Introduction to Public Health
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PBHL 3100E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 3100E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Public Health
Course
Description:
An online introductory overview of the United States public health system, with an emphasis on core functions of public health. A survey of different approaches to public health problems, including health promotion, disease prevention, and disaster management. Classes will consist of online lectures and faculty and peer lead group reflections.
Athena Title:Introduction to Public Health
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PBHL 3100
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 3560. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Global Health Internship
Course
Description:
Practical experience in global public health through placement in appropriate international public health related agencies.
Athena Title:GLOBAL HLTH INTERN
Nontraditional Format:Field experience in global public health in an international setting.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 3700. 1 hour.
Course Title:Ambassador Outreach, Service, and Development
Course
Description:
A lecture, discussion, outreach, and service course providing professional development opportunities for students while serving the College of Public Health in three main areas: educational outreach, service, alumni and external relations.
Athena Title:AMBASSADOR OUTREACH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PBHL 7100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Public Health
Course
Description:
Provides an overview of public health, with an emphasis on the population perspective and cross-cutting nature of public health, including the population impacts of healthcare systems, environmental and social/behavioral influences on the health of the public, theoretical models and concepts, and historic and contemporary issues.
Athena Title:Fundamentals of Public Health
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in PBHL 3100, PBHL 3100E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 7560. 6 hours.
Course Title:Internship in Public Health
Course
Description:
Practical experience in public health through placement in appropriate public health related agencies.
Athena Title:Internship in Public Health
Nontraditional Format:Graduate-level field experience in public health. Required of all students completing the Masters of Public Health.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PBHL 7800. 3 hours.
Course Title:Capstone Project in Public Health
Course
Description:
A written project that culminates the Master in Public Health program.
Athena Title:CAPSTONE PUBL HLTH
Nontraditional Format:With the approval of the advisor, students propose and implement a public health project. The project may consist of a master-level paper (e.g., review of the literature, examination of a public health problem, evaluation of a public health program, novel approach to a public health issue) or a publishable article.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 8000. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Study in Public Health
Course
Description:
Individual study under the direction of a department faculty member.
Athena Title:DIR STUDY PUBL HLTH
Nontraditional Format:Doctoral level independent study of an issue that applies to the student's research interests. Must be approved in advance by the faculty mentor, the major professor and the department graduate coordinator. The number of credits determines how extensive the final paper is to be.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 8100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Current Topics in Public Health
Course
Description:
Current topics in public health as they relate to local, national, and global issues. Topics may include those in the areas of health promotion and prevention, environmental health, health communication, nutrition, gerontology, industrial hygiene, epidemiology, biostatistics, and health policy.
Athena Title:PUBLIC HLTH TOPICS
Nontraditional Format:Site visits to local institutions may be included. The CDC, Department of Health, area hospitals and clinics, and local employers are some examples of the trips we might take. Transportation will be provided.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 8200. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 2 hours credit.
Course Title:Seminar in Public Health
Course
Description:
Invited speaker seminar series to expose graduate students in the College of Public Health to the full range of public health disciplines, approaches, and institutions.
Athena Title:SEM PUBLIC HEALTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:MIBO(PBHL)(IDIS)(BHSI) 8260. 1 hour.
Course Title:Global Perspectives on Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases
Course
Description:
Global status, epidemiology and control of parasitic, viral, and bacterial diseases of major public health importance. Emphasis will be on the scientific, policy, and economic aspects of past, current, and future public health approaches to deal with these globally challenging infectious diseases from multiple and integrative perspectives.
Athena Title:GLOBAL INF DIS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 8900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Public Health
Course
Description:
Selected topics concerning recent developments in public health.
Athena Title:TOPICS IN PBHL
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 8910. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Problems in Public Health
Course
Description:
Research or intensive study in a specialized area of public health under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:PROBLEMS IN PH
Nontraditional Format:The amount of work and/or the depth of inquiry depends on the number of credits the student desires. The proposal must be approved by the faculty member who is directing the project and by the graduate coordinator.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PBHL 8950. 1 hour.
Course Title:Entering the Public Health Workforce: Strategies for Success
Course
Description:
Intended to teach students best practices for finding and securing professional positions within the public health field. Topics will include resume, cover letter and CV writing, portfolios, interviewing skills, and workplace culture. Instruction will include lecture and didactic exercise.
Athena Title:SUCCESS STRATEGIES
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PBHL 9000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 36 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PBHL 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PBHL 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 30 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:PBHL 9560. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Residency in Public Health
Course
Description:
Practicum experience in public health practice through placement in appropriate public health related agencies. The residency student will apply knowledge, skills, and abilities gained in prerequisite course work to professional practice.
Athena Title:RESIDENCY PBHL
Nontraditional Format:Doctoral-level field practice experience in public health. Required of all students completing the Doctor of Public Health degree. Supervised by the director of the DrPH program with day-to-day supervision by the designated representative of the host organization.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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