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CHS 473 - Epidemiology

(3 units) CO9
Principles used in measuring health outcomes with a focus on measures of frequency, associations, and epidemiological study designs.

Prerequisite(s); CHS 280  or APST 270  or APST 207  or ECON 261  or EPY 440  or PSY 210  or STAT 152  or STAT 352 ; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 2
Units of Discussion/Recitation: 1
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the historical roots of epidemiological thinking and their contribution to the evolution of the scientific method.
2. students will be able to differentiate among the major epidemiologic study designs.
3. students will be able to judge whether an association obtained from a basic epidemiologic study is likely to be biased.
4. students will be able to explain the role of quantitative methods and sciences in describing and assessing a population’s health.
5. students will be able to explain the critical importance of evidence in advancing public health knowledge.
6. students will be able to connect science and technology to real-world problems by explaining how science relates to problems of societal concern.
7. students will be able to distinguish between sound and unsound interpretations of scientific information.


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