HNSC 3162 Biological Concepts in Public Health

3 hours; 3 credits

Explore the biological underpinnings of fundamental public health concerns such as infectious disease, response to environmental contaminants and the impact of behavior. Understand how biological and molecular factors need to be accommodated in public health policy and practice. Examine the impact of the political, ethical and legal issues that arise when confronting the biological basis of disease in populations.

Prerequisite: HNSC 1100, HNSC 2109W

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