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Spring 2012 - Springfield
Aug 28, 2015
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MPH 224 - ECCE: Epidemiology - Science of Disease Discovery
This course focuses on epidemiologic concepts and methods critical to the understanding of how often disease occur in different groups of people and why. The students will be introduced to (1) epidemiologic technical terms, (2) elements of descriptive epidemiology, (3) disease outbreak investigation, and (4) sources of public health data. The role of epidemiology in improving local and international public health and through investigation and policy impact will be studied through use of critical case studies. Course Information: This course fulfills an Engaged Citizenship Common Experience requirement at UIS in the areas of Global Awareness or ECCE Elective.
3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergrad - Springfield
Schedule Types: Lecture-Discussion

Public Health Department

Course Attributes:
UIS: Elective (ECCE), UIS: Global Awareness (ECCE)

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