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College of Public Health Course Listing

Syllabi are posted when received from faculty. These syllabi are not intended to be used for the current academic term. If you need a current syllabus, please check with the instructor of the course. Click on "On-Campus" or "Online" to view a sample syllabus. 

Course Syllabi by Prefix, Course Number and Title (Click column header to sort on that column)

Prefix Course
Course Title 
HSC2000Introduction to Health Professions (Online)
HSC2017Careers in Public Health (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC2100Introduction to Public Health (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC2100Contemporary Health Science (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC2130Sex, Health and Decision-Making (On-Campus) (Online)
HUN2201Nutrition (Online)
HSC2933Selected Topics in Public Health - Content areas vary.
HUN3126Food and Culture (Online)
HUN3272Sports Nutrition (Online)
HUN3296Nutrition and Disease (Online)
PHC3302Introduction to Environmental and Occupational Health (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC3320Environmental Health Science (On-Campus) (Online)
HUN3403Nutrition thru the Lifecycle (Online)
HSC3503Principles of Toxicology (On-Campus) (Online)
HUN3601Nutrition Education and Counseling
PHC4030Introduction to Epidemiology (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC 4031Emerging Infectious Diseases (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC 4032Foundations of Infection Control (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC4069Biostatistics in Society (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC4101Overview of Public Health Programs and Policies (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC4116Public Health in Selected Locations (Online)
PHC4117Workforce and Leadership Development (On-Campus) (Online)
HSA4124Comparative Health Care Systems (On-Campus)
PHC 4140Introduction to Public Health Geographic Information Systems (On-Campus)
PHC4141Intervention Program Planning and Management (On-Campus)
HSC4172Women's Health: A Public Health Perspective (Online)
PHC4188Public Health Emergencies in Large Populations (On-Campus)
HSC4211Health, Behavior and Society (Online)
HSC4213Environmental and Occupational Risk Analysis (Online)
PHC4234Public and Private Continuity Planning for Emergencies (On-Campus)
PHC4241Psychology of Fear & Mental Health Issues Related to Disasters (On-Campus)
PHC4250Crisis Leadership in Disasters (On-Campus)
PHC4375Community Participation in Homeland Security (On-Campus)
PHC4376Disaster by Design (On-Campus)
HSC4430Occupational Health and Safety (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC4431Economic Rationale of Health Policy (Online)
PHC4464Introduction to Health Disparities and Social Determinants (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC4471College Peer Health Education (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC4472Health and Wellness Coaching: Core Methods (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC4501Health Education Theory and Behavior (On-Campus)
HSC4504Foundations of Public Health Immunology (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC4537Medical Terminology (Online)
HSC4551Survey of Human Diseases (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC4573Foundations of Food Safety (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC4579Foundations of Maternal and Child Health (Online)
PHC4582Health Education Methods and Strategies (On-Campus)
HSC4624Foundations of Global Health (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC4630Understanding U.S. Health Care (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC4631Critical Issues in Public Health (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC4720Foundation to Professional Writing in Public Health (Online)
PHC4755Foundations of Evaluation and Research in Public Health (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC4851Health Sciences Internship (Online)
PHC4931Health Care Ethics (On-Campus)
EIN4933Special Topics in Industrial Engineering: Occupational Safety Engineering (Online)
HSC4933 Special Topics in Public Health - Content areas vary.
PHC4941Health & Wellness Coaching Practicum (Online)
PHC4942Public Health Field Seminar (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC5036Professional Foundations of Health Education (On-Campus)
HUN5265Methods of Nutritional Assessment (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC5933Special Topics in Public Health - Content areas vary.
PHC6000Epidemiology (Online)
PHC6002Infectious Disease Epidemiology (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6006Epidemiological Methods In Infectious Diseases (Online)
PHC6007Cancer Epidemiology (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6008Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology (Online)
PHC6010Epidemiology Methods I (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6011Epidemiology Methods II (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6020Clinical Trials (On-Campus)
PHC6021Fundamentals of Clinical Trials (On-campus)
PHC6035Comorbidity of Mental and Physical Disorders (On-Campus)
PHC6037Public Health Virology (On-Campus)
PHC6042Methods in Pharmacoepidemiology (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6043Trending Topics in Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics (On-Campus) Online

Biostatistics I (Online)

PHC6051Biostatistics II (On Campus) (Online)
PHC6053Categorical Data Analysis (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6054Applications of Advanced Biostatistical Methods in Public Health (Online)
HSC6055Survival Analysis (On-Campus)
HSC6056Survey Sampling Methods in Health Sciences (On-Campus)
PHC6057Biostatistical Inference I (On-Campus)
PHC6060Biostatistical Case Studies and Collaboration I (On-Campus)
PHC6061Biostatistical Case Studies and Collaboration II (On-Campus)
PHC6063Public Health Data, Information and Decision Making (Online)
PHC6081Intermediate SAS In Epidemiology (On-Campus)
PHC6084Bayesian Data Analysis (On-Campus)
PHC6096Fundamentals of Probability (On-Campus)
PHC6097Multilevel Data Modeling and Analysis (On-Campus)
PHC6102Principles of Public Health Policy and Management (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6104Management of Public Health Programs (Online)
PHC6106Global Health Program Development and Administration (On-Campus)
PHC6108Foundations of Public Health (On-Campus)
PHC6110International Health and Health Care Systems (Online)
PHC6120Community Partnerships and Advocacy (Online)
PHC6121Vaccines (On-Campus)
DIE6127Principles of Leadership and Management of Food and Nutrition (Online)
PHC6145Translation to Public Health Practice (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6146Health Services Planning and Evaluation (Online)
PHC6147Managing Quality Health Care (Online)
PHC6148Strategic Planning and Marketing for Health Care (On-Campus)
PHC6151Health Policy and Politics (On-Campus)
PHC6160Health Care Financial Management (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6161Health Finance Applications (On-Campus)
PHC6165Economic Evaluation of Programs and Medical Care (On-Campus)
PHC6166Advanced Seminar in Health Care Management (On-Campus)
PHC6180Health Services Management (On-Campus)
PHC6181Organizational Behavior in Health Services (On-Campus)
PHC6183Overview of United States and International Emergency/Disaster Management (Online)
PHC6184Emergency/Disaster Recovery (Online)
PHC6185Emergency/Disaster Preparedness and Planning (Online)
PHC6186Public Health Emergencies in Large Populations (Online)
PHC6190Public Health Database Management (Online)
PHC6191Quantitative Analysis in Health Services (On-Campus)
PHC6193Qualitative Methods in Community Health Research (On-Campus)
PHC6194Public Health GIS (On-Campus)
PHC6196Information Systems in Health Care Management (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6197Secondary Data Analysis in Maternal and Child Health (On-Campus)
EIN6215Engineering System Safety (On-Campus)
EIN6216Occupational Safety Engineering (Online)
PHC6230Foundations of Humanitarian Assistance (Online)
PHC6231Organizing Emergency Humanitarian Actions (Online)
PHC6232From Emergency to Development and Prevention (Online)
PHC6233Current Challenges in the Humanitarian Field (Online)
PHC6235Critical Infrastructure Protection for Public Health Concepts (Online)
PHC6236Business Continuity for Global Health and Security (Online)
DIE6248Advanced Clinical Nutrition (Online)
PHC6251Disease Surveillance and Monitoring (Online)
PHC6254Public Health Implications and Concerns in Homeland Security (Online)
PHC6255Homeland Security: Law, Policy and Public Health (Online)
PHC6300Principles of Environmental Health (Online)
PHC6303Community Air Pollution (On-Campus)
PHC6305Environmental Analytical Laboratory (On-Campus)
PHC6307Principles of Exposure Assessment & Control (Online)
PHC6310Environmental and Occupational Toxicology (Online)
PHC6313Indoor Environmental Quality (Online)
PHC6314Infection Control Program Design (Online)
PHC6325Environmental Laboratory Principles (Online)
PHC6326Global Issues in Environmental Health (Online)
PHC6345HSE Management & Administration (Online)
PHC6350Occupational Health & Safety Foundations (Online)
PHC6351Occupational Medicine for Health Professionals (On-Campus)
PHC6353Environmental Toxicology and Risk Assessment (Online)
PHC6355Principles of Occupational Safety (Online)
PHC6356Industrial Hygiene (On-Campus)
PHC6357Environmental and Occupational Health (Online)
PHC6358Physical Agents - Assessment and Control (On-Campus)
PHC6360Safety Management Principles and Practices (On-Campus)
PHC6361Industrial Ergonomics (On-Campus)
PHC6362Industrial Ventilation (On-Campus)
PHC6364Industrial Hygiene Aspects of Plant Operations (On-Campus)
PHC6365CAnalytical Methods in Industrial Hygiene I (On-Campus)
PHC6366CAnalytical Methods in Industrial Hygiene II (On-Campus)
PHC6369Industrial Toxicology (Online)
PHC6373Protecting Public Health: Bio-terrorism / Bio-defense (Online)
PHC6377Hazardous Materials and Communication (Online)
PHC6401Homelessness: Implications for Behavioral Healthcare (On-Campus)
PHC6408Health Education and Counseling (On-Campus)
PHC6410Social and Behavioral Sciences As Applied to Health (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6411Introduction to Social Marketing for Public Health (Online)
PHC6412Health Disparities and Social Determinants (Online)
PHC6413Family and Community Violence in Public Health (On-Campus)
PHC6414Adolescent Health (On-Campus)
PHC6420Health Care Law, Regulation and Ethics (On-Campus)
PHC6421Public Health Law and Ethics (Online)
PHC6423Occupational Health Law (On-Campus)
PHC6430Health Economics I (On-Campus)
PHC6435Comparative Health Insurance Systems (Online)
PHC6442Global Health Applications in the Field (On-Campus)
PHC6450Patient-centered Communication and Professionalism (On-Campus)
PHC6460Social Marketing Program Management (Online)
PHC6461Advanced Social Marketing (Online)
PHC6462Cultural Competency in Public Health Practice (On-Campus)
PHC6500Theoretical & Behavioral basis for Health Education (On-Campus)
PHC6505Program Planning in Community Health (On-Campus)
PHC 6507Health Education Intervention Methods (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6510Exotic and Emerging Infectious Diseases (On-Campus)
PHC6511Public Health Immunology (On-Campus)
PHC6512Vectors of Human Disease (On-Campus)
PHC6513Public Health Parasitology (On-Campus)
PHC6514Infectious Disease Control in Developing Countries (On-Campus)
PHC6515Food Safety (On-Campus)
PHC6516Tropical Diseases (On-Campus)
PHC6517Infectious Disease Prevention Strategies (Online)
PHC6521Public Health Nutrition (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6522Nutrition in Health and Disease (Online)
PHC6530Issues and Concepts in Maternal and Child Health (On-Campus)
PHC6532Women's Health Issues in Public Health (On-Campus)
PHC6537Case Studies in MCH Programs, Policies, and Research (On-Campus)
PHC6539Foundations in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Online)
PHC6543Foundations in Behavioral Health Systems (Online)
PHC6544Children's Mental Health Services (On-Campus)
PHC6545Evaluation in Mental Health (On-Campus)
PHC6546Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (Online)
PHC6547Case Management in Community Mental Health (Online)
PHC6550Child Health and Development (On-Campus) (Online)
HSC6552Community-Based Prevention in Behavioral Health (Online)
HSC6556Pathobiology of Human Disease I (Online)
PHC6561Laboratory Techniques in Public Health (On-Campus)
PHC6562Microbiology for Healthcare Workers (Online)
PHC6585Public Health Communication (Online)
PHC6586Health & Wellness Coaching: Skill Development (Online)
PHC6587Health and Wellness Coaching: Advanced Methods (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6588History and Systems of Public Health (Core Course) (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6589Health and Wellness Coaching: Core Principles (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6591Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology (Online) (On-Campus)
PHC6593Professional Development in Genetic Counseling (On-Campus)
PHC6595Applied Clinical Genetics (On-Campus)
PHC6596Introduction to Genetic Counseling (On-Campus)
PHC6597Quantitative Genomics and Genetics (On-Campus)
PHC6601Human Genomics in Medicine and Public Health (On-Campus)
PHC6626Advocacy 101 (On-Campus)

Introduction to Global Disaster Management Humanitarian Health and Homeland Security (Online)

PHC6679Disaster Forensics (Online)
PHC6701Computer Applications for Public Health Research (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6705Formative Research Methods in Social Marketing (Online)
PHC6708Evaluation and Research Methods in Community Health (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6716Advanced Formative Research Methods
PHC6722Laboratory Rotations in Global Health Research (Online)
PHC6725Focus Group Research Strategies (On-Campus)
PHC6728Translational Research Methods in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Online)
PHC6729Advanced Research Education in Adolescent Behavioral Health (Online)
PHC6739Fundamental Genomics (On-Campus)
PHC6756Population Assessment: Part 1 (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6757Population Assessment: Part 2 (On-Campus) (Online)
PHC6760Research Methods in Public Health Programs (On-Campus)
PHC6761Global Health Assessment Strategies (On-Campus)
PHC6764Global Health Principles and Contemporary Issues (On-Campus)
PHC6765International Health Education (Online)
PHC6766Global Health Challenges: In-Country Case Study (Field Course - no syllabus)
HUN6804Nutrition and Dietetics Research (Online)
PHC6907Independent Study: Public Health
PHC6911Clinical Research I (On-Campus)
PHC6912Clinical Research II (On-Campus)
PHC6915Clinical Research III (On-Campus)
PHC6917Master of Health Administration Internship Report (On-Campus)
PHC6930Public Health Seminar (On-Campus)
PHC6934 Selected Topics in Public Health - Content areas vary.
PHC6938Cases and Topics in Medical Genetics (On-Campus)
PHC6940Clinical Practicum in Genetic Counseling (On-Campus)
PHC6941Master of Health Administration Internship (On-Campus)
PHC6942Health and Wellness Coaching: Practicum (On-Campus)
PHC6943Integrated Learning Experience (ILE)
PHC6945Supervised Field Experience (Field Experience)
PHC6946Service Learning in Adolescent Behavioral Health I (On-Campus)
PHC6947Service Learning in Adolescent Behavioral Health II (On-Campus)
PHC6948Service Learning in Adolescent Behavioral Health III (On-Campus)
PHC6949Applied Practice Experiences (APE)
PHC6971Thesis: Master of Science in Public Health
PHC6977Special Project: MPH (Special Project)
PHC7018Environmental Epidemiology (On-Campus)
PHC7019Occupational Epidemiology (On-Campus)
PHC7044Neuroepidemiology (Online)
PHC7045Practical Issues in Epidemiology (On-Campus)
PHC7055Biostatistical Computing (On-Campus)
PHC7056Longitudinal Data Analysis (On-Campus)
PHC7058Biostatistical Inference II (On-Campus)
PHC7059Advanced Survival Data Analysis (On-Campus)
PHC7067Probability Models (On-Campus)
PHC7085Public Health Laboratory Bioinformatics (Online)
PHC7098Generalized Linear Models (On-Campus)
PHC 7103Transforming Public Health Practice (Online) (On-Campus)
PHC7119Organizational Behavior in Public Health Systems (Online)
PHC7122Vaccinology (On-Campus)
PHC7149Practical Applications II: Public Health Leadership (On-Campus)
PHC7152Policy and Practice in Community and Family Health (On-Campus)
PHC 7154Doctoral Research Methods in Public Health (Online)
PHC 7156Research Methods in Concept Development (On-Campus)
PHC7198Advanced Qualitative Methods in Community Health Research (On-Campus)
HSC7268Professional Foundations III: Joining the Academy (On-Campus)
PHC7317Risk Communication in Public Health (Online)
PHC7368Aerosol Technology in Industrial Hygiene (On-Campus)
PHC7405Theoretical Application to Public Health Issues (On-Campus)
PHC7437Applications in Health Economics (On-Campus)
PHC7466Health Disparities and Cultural Competency in Public Health (On-Campus)
PHC7504Innovative Education in Public Health (On-Campus)
PHC7563Public Health Laboratory Management II (Online)
PHC7564Public Health Laboratory Microbiology (Online)
PHC7565Public Health Laboratory Management I (Online)
PHC7566Public Health Laboratory Safety and Security (Online)
PHC7567Public Health Laboratory Molecular Biology and Molecular Diagnostics (Online)
PHC7583Community-Based Health Promotion (On-Campus)
PHC7702Advanced Public Health Research and Evaluation Methods (On-Campus)
PHC7703Advanced Research Methods in Epidemiology (On-Campus)
PHC7704Applied Research Methods in Community and Family Health (On-Campus)
PHC7735Introduction to Biocomputing (On-Campus)
PHC7736Applied Computational Genomics (On-Campus)
MHS7740  Survey Course in Mental Health Planning, Evaluation, and Accountability (Online)
PHC7908Specialized Study in Public Health
PHC7910Directed Research
PHC7919Public Health Doctoral Project
PHC7931Advanced Interdisciplinary Seminar in Public Health (Online)
PHC7932Practical Applications I: Policy, Advocacy and Public Health (Online)
PHC7934Writing for Scholarly Publication in Health Sciences (Online)
PHC7935 Special Topics in Public Health - Content areas vary.
PHC7936Seminar in Health Care Outcomes Measurement (On-Campus)
PHC7937Advanced Seminar in Grant-Writing (Online)
PHC7941Advanced Applied Practice Experiences (Online)
PHC7980Dissertation: Doctorate
PHC7982Introduction to Doctoral Training (On-Campus)

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