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KINEĀ 5378. FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH. 3 Hours.

This courses teaches students what public health is and how it works. The mission of public health is to assure conditions in which people can be healthy. This course will present the history, frameworks, values, and goals of public health which support this mission. Students will study the principles and core responsibilities of public health from a multidisciplinary perspective, with emphasis on the public health core functions of assessment, policy development, and assurance. This course will provide the foundation for further studies in public health practice through developing public health problem solving and decision-making skills through case studies and applied coursework.