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SCI 337 - Introduction to Epidemiology


This seminar course introduces the student to epidemiology as a utility for the establishment and maintenance of public health. In essence, epidemiology involves the observation and statistical analysis of the occurrence of health and disease in human populations. This science informs the practice of preventive health/disease control and the formulation of public health policy. Seminar topics will be drawn from both infectious and chronic disease epidemiology ranging from the historical plagues such as the Black Death to the modern plagues of AIDS, cancer, and obesity.

Prerequisite(s): Introductory Biology and Statistics recommended.
Co-requisite(s):
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered: Spring
Course Type: Natural Science



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