GEPH General Public Health

GEPH   6000   Biostatistics

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Entry, analysis, and application of public health statistics. Descriptive and inferential analysis through multivariate linear models are addressed. This course is reserved for MPH Generalist students who were admitted PRIOR to Fall 2018.

GEPH   6100   Epidemiology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The study of distribution and determinants of health and disease in defined populations. Emphasis on the skills necessary to research, produce, utilize, and critique epidemiological literature. This course is reserved for MPH Generalist students.

GEPH   6125   Environmental Health Issues

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The study of the interface of environmental health issues, epidemiology, and risk assessment. This course will emphasize the nexus of population-based practice, environmental health, and the epidemiology of diseases. This course is reserved for MPH Generalist students who were admitted PRIOR to Fall 2018.

GEPH   6130   Nutrition

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Basic concepts of nutrition as major components to the enhancement of health for non-nutrition majors.

GEPH   6131   Introduction to International Health

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduction of the application of public health and its relationship to other health disciplines in the field of international health.

GEPH   6132   Strategies for the Prevention of Chemical Dependency

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Educational strategies and techniques related to prevention of chemical dependence.

GEPH   6134   Human Sexuality

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Fundamentals of the history of sexual beliefs, values, behavior, and health issues in the U.S.

GEPH   6135   Healthy Weight Management and Body Composition

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A survey of research and applications for methods of improving body composition with a focus on optimal health and physical performance. Students will investigate effective strategies for long-term changes in body fatness and lean body mass. This course is reserved for MPH Generalist students who were admitted PRIOR to Fall 2018.

GEPH   6150   Theory in Health Education

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Individual and environmental variables causing opposing viewpoints regarding health education needs and concerns. Practical application of various theories is stressed. This course is reserved for MPH Generalist students who were admitted PRIOR to Fall 2018.

GEPH   7130   Applied Research Methods for Public Health Practice

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Acquisition of skills necessary to develop, conduct, and critique various research methods applied to public health practice, including quantitative, qualitative, and mixed designs.

GEPH   7133   Health/Illness Continuum

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Explores health and disease across the life-span in terms of person, place, time, fundamental pathophysiologic processes as they impact population-based health and disease, the epidemiologic triad, prevention, trends, and resources. Additional concepts such as global health, accidents, injuries, and sexually transmitted, hospital-acquired, and emerging infections are also explored.

GEPH   7280   Self-Directed Student Research

1-3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Students conduct studies relating to their professional interest and responsibilities under the directions of a graduate faculty advisor. This course is reserved for MPH Generalist students who were admitted PRIOR to Fall 2018.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor or department.

GEPH   7500   Public Health Planning and Evaluation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Fundamentals needed to plan and evaluate public health programs including needs assessment, behavioral and educational diagnosis, administration diagnosis, objective writing and process, impact and outcome evaluation methods. This course is reserved for MPH Generalist students who were admitted PRIOR to Fall 2018.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "B" in PUBH   6533, PUBH   6534, PUBH   6535, PUBH   6541, and GEPH   7130, or equivalents.

GEPH   7600   Special Topics in Public Health

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of selected issues in health. This course is reserved for MPH Generalist students who were admitted PRIOR to Fall 2018.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.