Description
INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY HEALTH
This course uses strengths-based and social ecological approaches to prepare students for practicing public health with communities. Through in-class activities, discussions, community-based experiences and written assignments students will learn appropriate ways to engage communities and assist them in building their own capacity to identify and address health issues. Students will also learn techniques for conducting community health assessments using both primary and secondary data.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Course Attributes
Community Build Understanding
Offering
Course
BCHS 2554
Academic Group
Grad School of Public Health
Academic Organization
Behavioral & Communty Hlth Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PLAN: Behavioral & Community Hlth Sc (PHD, DPH, MPH)
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring