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Foundations of Public Health


3.0 Credit, 3 Lecture, 0 Lab


Discusses how psychological, social, environmental, cultural, and political structures affect the health of populations. Introduces strategies for improving population health including communication, education, environmental changes, providing health services, mobilizing communities, and utilizing new technologies.

Health Determinants

Explain determinants of health at the community, family, and individual levels

Cultural Competence

Discuss the value of cultural competence in communicating about health issues and implementing and evaluating health programs

Public Health 3.0

Explain principles from Public Health 3.0 to 21st century public health practice

Analyze a health problem

Analyze a health problem and synthesize professional literature to provide recommended solutions