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2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PUBH 401 - Global Health

(3 credits)
This course builds on information presented in collateral and major courses and serves as the upper-level vital class in the major. The course will present an extensive depiction of global health in the context of prioritizing health improvement as well as achieving equity in physical health and health policy for all people worldwide. Students will be given opportunities to determine and demonstrate an understanding of the challenges currently facing global health. Students will demonstrate an understanding of why challenging and solving global health and policy issues are potentially important ways to decrease the incidence of poverty, build stronger economies and promote world peace. Through the extensive use of case studies from around the world, students will be exposed to the mechanisms of major communicable and non-communicable diseases and be given the opportunity to develop rationales regarding ways in which socioeconomic and demographic differences can influence the burden of disease.  ,  ,  ,  ,  PUBH 320 , HIST 245 ,  ,  , STAT 205 .