Public Health Core (PCOR)

Courses

PCOR 501. Public Health for Community Resilience. 5 Units.

Provides an integrated public health core experience focusing on the health of communities and leading to community engagement. Introduces service learning. Major focus areas include biostatistics, health policy and management, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, and social behavioral sciences (health education). Also includes general public health principles and cross-cutting content as viewed through the lenses of faith, health equity, and global health.

PCOR 502. Public Health for a Healthy Lifestyle. 5 Units.

Provides an integrated public health core experience focusing on the health of individuals, identifying factors influencing behavioral and physical health. Introduces service learning. Major focus areas include biostatistics, health policy and management, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, and social behavioral sciences (health education). Also includes general public health principles and cross-cutting content as viewed through the lenses of faith, health equity, and global health.
Prerequisite: PCOR 501 or PCOR 511.

PCOR 503. Public Health and Health Systems. 5 Units.

Provides an integrated public health core experience focusing on health systems. Includes policy and advocacy for health issues, as well as structure and function of health systems. Major focus areas include biostatistics, health policy and management, environmental health sciences, epidemiology, and social behavioral sciences (health education). Also includes general public health principles and cross-cutting content as viewed through the lenses of faith, health equity, and global health.