This is a list of all community and behavioral health courses. For more information, see Community and Behavioral Health.
CBH:3102 Medical Anthropology3 s.h.
Major theoretical, methodological approaches; international health and development; biomedicine as a cultural system; ethnomedicine; anthropology and AIDS, human reproduction, epidemiology, ethnopsychiatry. Prerequisites: ANTH:1101 or ANTH:2100. Same as ANTH:3102, GHS:3102.
CBH:3150 Media and Health3 s.h.
Potential and limits of mass media's ability to educate the public about health; research and theory on the influence of information and entertainment media; theories, models, assumptions of mass communication in relation to public health issues. Same as GHS:3150, JMC:3150.
CBH:4105 Introduction to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention3 s.h.
Basic concepts, strategies, and methods of health promotion and disease prevention; health promotion in the context of public health, theories and principles that underpin health promotion; overview of policy formation and health promotion planning, implementation, evaluation.
CBH:4140 Feminist Activism and Global Health3 s.h.
How female gender intersects with culture, environment, and political economy to shape health and illness; reproductive health, violence, drug use, cancer; readings in anthropology, public health. Prerequisites: ANTH:1101. Same as ANTH:4140, GHS:4140, GWSS:4140.
CBH:4210 International Health3 s.h.
Urgent health problems in the developing world and among disadvantaged populations in developed countries; biological, social, cultural, political aspects of international health problems; applications of research methods from epidemiology, environmental health, social sciences. Same as EPID:4210, GHS:4210, OEH:4210.
CBH:5220 Health Behavior and Health Education3 s.h.
Common theories of health behavior and health education and their application to varied public health problems and settings.
CBH:5230 Public Health Issues in Overweight Management3 s.h.
Overview of overweight and obesity from a public health perspective, including epidemiology, measurement issues, and intervention approaches at individual, community, and policy levels. Prerequisites: CPH:4101 or CBH:4105.
CBH:5235 Community-Based Participatory Research3 s.h.
How community-based participatory research (CBPR) has emerged as a critical approach to conduct research and produce scholarship; opportunities, challenges, needed skills, and methods by which researchers and community members partner to conduct research that leads to community well-being and health; students share their experiences, explore, and learn through case studies, guest lectures, and interactive activities; application of research methods through a CBPR approach.
CBH:5305 Evaluation I: Approaches and Applications3 s.h.
Program evaluation methods for use in public health and related educational and social service programs; methods, approaches, and planning strategies for conducting program evaluations; role and function of evaluation within program life cycle; basics of formative, process, outcome, and cost evaluation; development of evaluation questions with appropriate data sources, data collection methods, and analytic techniques; creation of a logic model to guide an evaluation plan and explain role of logic model in the process of evaluation. Prerequisites: CBH:5220 and EPID:4400. Requirements: enrollment in College of Public Health.
CBH:5310 Qualitative Research for Public Health3 s.h.
Introduction to methods and theories of qualitative research that facilitate description and explanation of social phenomena related to health behavior, illness, prevention, and treatment in the public health domain.
CBH:5420 Communicating with the Community3 s.h.
Communication skills for research and practice settings, taught from a cultural perspective with reference to gender, age, ethnicity; individual and constructive interviewing, public speaking, conducting focus groups.
CBH:5435 Substance Abuse Prevention and Early Intervention3 s.h.
Prevalence and characteristics of several substance use disorders and the impact of such disorders on the individual, the community, and public health workers; how prevalence of substance use disorders varies among different ethnic and cultural groups, between men and women, across the life span, and through different socio-economic levels; how outcomes of substance abuse disorders vary at both the individual and community level as a function of these factors.
CBH:5440 Prevention and Early Intervention of Mental Health Disorders3 s.h.
Prevalence and characteristics of mental health disorders; differences between ethnicity and culture, gender, age, and socioeconomic background; primary and secondary prevention; assessment and tertiary treatment approaches to mental health disorders.
CBH:6115 Ethnographic Field Methods3 s.h.
Basic data-gathering techniques for field research in sociocultural anthropology. Same as ANTH:6115.
CBH:6205 Designing and Implementing Interventions3 s.h.
Theoretical foundations, phases, and skills necessary to plan, design, and implement a public health intervention program; techniques and strategies for designing and implementing public health interventions; emphasis on community engagement; evidence-based and culturally- and contextually-situated methods and skills to plan, design, and implement public health intervention program; analysis of case studies, individual and small group work on assignments and development of a data-driven program. Prerequisites: CBH:5220. Requirements: admission to College of Public Health.
CBH:6210 Health Communication3 s.h.
Theories, concepts, research associated with health communication; interpersonal and mass communication approaches. Same as COMM:6210.
CBH:6220 Health Communication Campaigns3 s.h.
Intervention design and analysis of health campaigns; theory, practice, methods; mass media, community, organization, and interpersonal approaches. Same as COMM:6220.
CBH:6230 Health Equity, Disparities, and Social Justice3 s.h.
Introduction to the concept of health equity and an overview of U.S. health disparities; students gain a better understanding of research and interventions through readings, lectures, reflection papers, in-class exercises, and research assignments. Same as EPID:6075.
CBH:6335 Research Methods in Community and Behavioral Health3 s.h.
Writing a hypothetical NIH-style grant proposal related to community and behavioral health; research design, data collection methods, and research culture in public health field; exposure to emerging issues in design and publication of public health research. Prerequisites: EPID:4400.
CBH:6405 Maternal, Child, and Family Health3 s.h.
Overview of major issues, policies, and programs related to health of women, children, and families globally; social, political, and economic determinants. Prerequisites: EPID:4400.
CBH:6410 Special Topicsarr.
Didactic material in community and behavioral health that may include tutorial, seminar, or faculty-directed independent work (e.g., literature search, project, short research project).
CBH:6415 Independent Study in Community and Behavioral Healtharr.
Pursuit of an interest in community and behavioral health requiring substantial creativity and independence.
CBH:7505 CBH Thesis/Dissertationarr.
Work on M.S. thesis or Ph.D. dissertation in community and behavioral health, with thesis/dissertation advisor.