B.S. Degree in Health Education {19-20} - Epidemiology and Introductory Biostatistics

Course Code
HSAD 326  Credits
Title Epidemiology and Introductory Biostatistics 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course will provide students with an understanding of basic concepts and methods of epidemiology and biostatistics. The course covers epidemiological methods and biostatistical procedures, and emphasizes how these concepts can be used to examine disease status and exercise control mechanisms in the field of health services administration. Epidemiologic methods for the control of conditions such as infectious and chronic diseases, mental disorders, community and environmental health hazards, and unintentional injuries are discussed. Additionally, students will be introduced to tools and concepts of biostatistics and how these concepts can be applied to epidemiology, the practice of public health and population-based management.