HSC 410 - Epidemiology

3 credits (PREREQUISITES: ENG 101, 3 ADDITIONAL CREDITS IN COMPOSITION, and STAT 167)

This course introduces epidemiology and its uses. It will introduce the basic methods for infectious disease epidemiology and case studies of important disease syndromes. This course provides discussion of epidemiologic topics, methods, measure of disease occurrences, common types and sources of data, problems unique to the study of health and the environment, education on issues of environmental exposures and their human health effects. (F)