Public Health Sciences (PHS)

Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.

PHS 101.  Introduction to Public Health   3 credit hours

General education introductory course. Develops an informed appreciation for the immense impact of public health on society. Topics include basic public health principles, philosophical foundations, key terms and concepts, historical contributions from the field, ethical bases, system organization, and an overview of the social, behavioral, environmental and biological factors that contribute to community health outcomes. Focuses on applying concepts to understanding local, state, national and global health problems in the 21st century.

PHS 150.  Workshop   1-3 credit hours

Intensive study of topics related to health sciences. Differing topics are denoted by a letter following the course number (i.e., 150C, 150P, etc.).