Dec 13, 2018  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
  
College Catalog 2018-2019
[Add to HCC Favorites]

HTH 102(B) - Introduction to Public Health


Credit(s): 3
MassTransfer Block Code: Social Sciences
This course provides an introduction to the core components of public health and public health practice, including an emphasis on population and prevention-based strategies for improving health. Students will analyze social, political, cultural and economic issues as they relate to population based health and disease.  Students will discuss how health care systems work together to implement effective public health practice, including the role of disease detection and management (epidemiology), and critically analyze and evaluate these practices in the context of social and cultural practices. Theoretical and practical perspectives of this course will assist students to understand the complex relationships involved in policy, economics and healthcare nationally and will introduce these issues on a global scale.


Click here for the Intersession and Spring 2019 Class Offerings.




[Add to HCC Favorites]