May 19, 2022  
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HLSC 390 - Epidemiology


Credit(s): 3
Prerequisite(s): BIOL 130 /BIOL 130A  and BIOL 131 /BIOL 131A  or BIOL 160 /BIOL 160A  and BIOL 161 /BIOL 161A BHSC 370 .
Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events (including disease), and the application of this study to the control of diseases and other health problems. This course will explore the causal factors and modes of transmission of human diseases utilizing statistical tools and biomedical concepts. Students will learn to identify and describe public health problems, formulate research hypotheses, select appropriate research designs, interpret study results and apply the results towards the design of prevention and control of health-related events.



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