PH 226 - Foundations in Public Health Research

Credit Hours: 3

This course provides students with a foundation in public health research methods, including quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods. Students will be introduced to epidemiology and how research is conducted to determine health problems and issues in affected communities. Students will learn the influence of social constructs and environments on health problems and diseases through evidence-based research used to understand and improve the health of various populations. Students will analyze the effect of environments on specific social groups, considering race, ethnicity, and gender.


PH 102, SOC 231 or SOC 233, FNMT 118 or MATH 251