Course Description for Foundations of Public Health

HSC3032: Foundations of Public Health
Prerequisite:  PSY 2012 and MAC 1105 and STA 2014 or STA 2023 and CHM 2045 and CHM 2045L and MCB 2010C and BSC 2085C and BSC 2086C
Co-requisite: HSC 2100
Description: The purpose of this course is to introduce the public health field and profession and to provide a foundation for subsequent major courses. Emphasis will be placed on the social and behavioral core of public health. Students will learn foundations of the field centered around the Responsibilities and Competencies of Health Educators. Student development and professionalism is emphasized.