This is a list of public health courses. For more information, see College of Public Health.

CPH:1000 First-Year Seminar1 s.h.

Small discussion class taught by faculty member; topics chosen by instructor; may include outside activities (e.g., films, readings, visits to research facilities). Same as EPID:1000.

CPH:1050 College of Public Health Direct Admit Seminar1 s.h.

Introduction for first-year students to student life and the public health profession; tips for student success, resources on campus, coping with adversity, advising responsibilities, curriculum choices and career objectives, and community building events.

CPH:1400 Fundamentals of Public Health3 s.h.

Introduction to public health; emphasis on issues, challenges, achievements, careers; historical events that serve as a foundation for public health practice. GE: Social Sciences.

CPH:1600 Public Health Science: Inquiry and Investigation in Public Health3 s.h.

Exploration of the interdisciplinary nature of public health practice and research, linking the natural and social sciences to epidemiology and biostatistics in an effort to enrich the understanding of public policy and population-based interventions.

CPH:1800 Social and Psychological Determinants of Health: Changing Behavior, Improving Health3 s.h.

Study of the social and psychological aspects of health, including understanding behavior change to improve health.

CPH:2050 Second Year Undergraduate Public Health Seminar1 s.h.

Preparation for experiential learning opportunities, including development of interpersonal, teamwork, leadership, and communication skills; ethical decision making; understanding the cultural contexts in which professionals work; working with communities and the role of advocacy; professionalism.

CPH:2099 Fundamentals of Public Health3 s.h.

Introduction to public health; emphasis on issues, challenges, achievements, careers; historical events that serve as a foundation for public health practice. GE: Social Sciences.

CPH:2200 Climageddon: A Crisis for Public Health2 s.h.

History, underlying theory, and public health impacts of global climate change stressing adaptation and mitigation of this grand public health challenge for the 21st century.

CPH:2400 The U.S. Health System in a Global Context3 s.h.

Fundamental organizational structures of the U.S. health system and the difference between systems globally; basic concepts of legal, ethical, economic, and regulatory dimensions of health care and policy and roles, influences, and responsibilities of government agencies.

CPH:2600 Introduction to Public Health Methods3 s.h.

Introductory quantitative and qualitative methods used in public health practice and research. Prerequisites: CPH:1600.

CPH:3050 Third Year Undergraduate Public Health Seminar1 s.h.

Development and preparation for post-college plans, including how to conduct a job search, write a résumé and cover letter, interview, and apply to graduate programs in public health and related fields.

CPH:3100 Health Economics3 s.h.

Introduction to microeconomic theory and applications to health and health care, including demand for health and health services, health insurance coverage, health care markets, behavior of health care providers, and role of government. Prerequisites: CPH:2400.

CPH:3400 Health, Work, and the Environment3 s.h.

Survey of environmental and occupational health hazards and the associated health risks of exposure; how public health protects society from these hazards; how public health policy can be influenced by science. Same as GEOG:3210.

CPH:3500 Global Public Health3 s.h.

Exploration of historical, current, and forecasted trends in global public health, the factors influencing health demographics in human populations, sources of health inequalities, and appropriate policy and intervention approaches for addressing global public health challenges. Same as GHS:3500.

CPH:3600 Applied Public Health Methods3 s.h.

Application of quantitative and qualitative methods used in public health practice and research. Prerequisites: CPH:1600 and CPH:2600.

CPH:3700 Methods for Program Implementation and Evaluation3 s.h.

Introduction of theory and practice of program implementation and evaluation for health care and public health interventions focusing on programs implemented at the community level, including projects in government and nonprofit organizations. Prerequisites: CPH:1600 and CPH:2600.

CPH:3750 Undergraduate Service Learning in Public Healtharr.

Community service learning experience directly related to goals and objectives of a specific public health course for undergraduate students; faculty-guided planning and reflection; satisfies the experiential learning public health degree requirement.

CPH:3800 Public Health Theories and Society3 s.h.

Examination of public health and social science theories as they relate to socioeconomics, policy, institutions, communities, individual decision making, behavior, and health. Prerequisites: CPH:1400 and CPH:2600.

CPH:3900 Foundations in Public Health Preparedness and Response3 s.h.

Basic concepts and principles used in emergency prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery at the local, state, and national levels with emphasis on roles and responsibilities of public health that align with policies, laws, and systems.

CPH:4101 Introduction to Public Health3 s.h.

Concepts, structures, and activities in public health practice. Offered fall semesters and summer sessions.

CPH:4600 Practice of Evidence-Based Public Health3 s.h.

Incorporation of scientific evidence, scientific reasoning, and systematic uses of data and information systems in public health decision making; students apply the principles of evidence-based approaches in the critical assessment of public health issues. Prerequisites: CPH:1600 and CPH:2600 and CPH:3600.

CPH:4750 Global Learning in Public Healtharr.

Global public health experience; satisfies the experiential learning public health degree requirement.

CPH:4850 Public Health Internshiparr.

Public health internship experience; satisfies the experiential learning public health degree requirement.

CPH:4900 Mentored Undergraduate Research in Public Healtharr.

Public health research conducted by undergraduate students under the supervision of a faculty mentor; satisfies the experiential learning public health degree requirement.

CPH:4990 Honors Thesis in Public Health3 s.h.

Independent student project under the supervision of a faculty mentor; culminates in thesis that conforms to University honors program guidelines; satisfies the experiential learning public health degree requirement.

CPH:4999 Public Health Capstone3 s.h.

Students in their final year synthesize and apply knowledge through cumulative and integrative activities that serve as a capstone to their educational experience. Prerequisites: CPH:1600 and CPH:2600 and CPH:3600 and CPH:4600.

CPH:6100 Essentials of Public Healtharr.

Introduction and overview of the scope of public health; emphasis on history, definitions, issues, achievements, and future challenges; examples of public health research and practice.

CPH:6500 Independent Study in Public Healtharr.

In-depth pursuit of an area of special interest in public health.

CPH:6600 Service-Learning in Public Healtharr.

Community service learning experience directly related to goals and objectives of a specific public health course; faculty-guided planning and reflection.

CPH:6700 Public Health Emergency Preparedness for Veterinarians and Other Public Health Disciplines2-3 s.h.

Introduction to public health emergency preparedness from a one health perspective; emergency preparedness from federal, state, and local perspectives; important elements for preparing responders; preparedness information systems and communication techniques.

CPH:7000 M.P.H. Practicum Experience0-6 s.h.

Comprehensive and integrated application of knowledge acquired in the M.P.H. program in a practice setting; demonstration of professional competence in public health practice. Prerequisites: CBH:4105 and (HMP:5005 or HMP:4000) and EPID:4400 and BIOS:4120 and OEH:4240 and CPH:4101. Requirements: an approved practicum proposal.

CPH:7270 Principles of Scholarly Integrity: Public Health0-1 s.h.

Training in the responsible conduct of research and scholarly activities; discussion of student/mentor responsibilities in pursuit of scholarly work and intellectual dialogues; responsibilities to the institution/scholarly community/society; public health core discipline examples are utilized.

CPH:7604 Principles of Scholarly Integrity: Public Health - Postdoc/K Awardees0 s.h.

Training in the responsible conduct of research and scholarly activities; discussion of student/mentor responsibilities in pursuit of scholarly work and intellectual dialogues; responsibilities to institution/scholarly community/society; utilization of public health core discipline examples; for public health postdoc/K awardees.