Interdisciplinary Public Health Sciences (IPHS)

Courses

IPHS 401. Determinants of Population Health. 4 hours.

Introduces students to where one is born, lives, learns, plays, works and ages influences overall health and health outcomes. Course Information: Credit is not given for IPHS 401 if the student has credit in CHSC 401 or EOHS 400.

IPHS 402. Analytic and Research Methods in Public Health. 6 hours.

Introduces students to the analytic and research methods used to carry out the core functions of evidence-based public health. Course Information: Credit is not given for IPHS 402 if the student has credit in BSTT 400 or EPID 403.

IPHS 403. Public Health Systems, Policy, and Management. 4 hours.

Introduces problem and case-based pedagogy in public health management and practice, including community health assessment and improvement planning; policy development and advocacy; and organizational planning and management. Course Information: Credit is not given for IPHS 403 if the student has credit in CHSC 400 or HPA 400. Prerequisite(s): IPHS 401; and IPHS 402.

IPHS 409. Global Public Health Challenges. 3 hours.

An ecological approach to public health to provide a broad overview of current health problems around the world, with an emphasis on low income countries.

IPHS 410. Global Public Health Solutions. 3 hours.

Utilizes readings and case studies of successful health interventions in the developing world to orient students to the field of global public health. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

IPHS 415. Foundations in Anthropology and Global Health I. 3 or 4 hours.

Explores the field of cultural medical anthropology and provides a theoretical foundation allowing for understanding and exploration of anthropology's role in international health. Course Information: Same as ANTH 415. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better in ANTH 216; and junior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

IPHS 416. Foundations in Anthropology and Global Health II. 3 or 4 hours.

Provides an evolutionary and biocultural approach to human biology, physiology, health and disease. Course Information: Same as ANTH 416. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better in ANTH 232; and junior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

IPHS 494. Introductory Special Topics - Interdepartmental. 1-4 hours.

Introductory special topics in public health. Course content will vary from semester to semester. Course Information: May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term.