2012-13 Catalog

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Offering Description

Introduction to Public Health

Summer 2013 quarter

Nancy Anderson community and international health
Fields of Study
health and sociology
Preparatory for studies or careers in
health professions including public health, social services, and education.
The program will provide an introduction to the scope and tools of public health.  Students will work individually and in groups to understand milestones in the history of public health, the basic tools of public health research, and the challenges to successful health promotion projects. The learning community will work in small groups to identify a significant public health problem, develop a health promotion/ intervention, and consider methodology for evaluation of impact.  The program will focus on public health issues in the United States but will also draw on international examples of successful interventions.
Advertised Schedule
9a-5p Sat (Jun. 29, Jul. 6, 13, 20, 27) plus 8 hours per week of online class time
Online Learning
Hybrid Online Learning 25 - 49% Delivered Online
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Internship Possibilities
This summer program will not include an internship component, but separate internships are possible in coordination with the program.  Contact the faculty for further information.
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