Social and Behavioral Determinants of Health

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Course No: PUBH.5010-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13043; SIS Term: 3110
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course introduces core concepts of social and behavioral determinants of health and provides a foundation for the analysis of social, political and economic influences on health and their role in contributing to health inequities. The core functions of public health and essential services are discussed as well as the history of public health, its philosophy and values. Upstream and downstream reforms to addressing fundamental determinants are evaluated. The influence of behavioral and psychological factors on health and disease are analyzed.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Leland Ackerson
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2021: Sep 01 to Dec 18
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.P.H. in Public Health: Healthcare Management Option

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