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HSCI 135 –  Introduction to Public Health (CRN: 46589) at  Skyline College for Spring 2024

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This course is offered online and it is recommended you complete a short self-assessment to ensure readiness before taking an online course.

HSCI 135 Introduction to Public Health

Provides an introduction to the discipline of Public Health. Students will gain an understanding of the basic concepts, movements, accomplishments and functions of public health. Topics include the epidemiology of infectious and chronic disease; prevention and control of diseases; social determinants of health; health equity and disparities; community organizing and health promotion; environmental health and safety; global health; and healthcare policy and management.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU, UC
C-ID: PHS 101

Skyline College (Online Course)

Department: Health Science

Number of Units: 3

OLH - Online
Meeting Date: 01/16-05/24
Meeting Time:
Online course Room: 0000
Instructor: Maiya Evans
Critical Dates for this Course Date
Last day to add class January 29, 2024
Last day to drop with a refund January 29, 2024
Last day to drop without a "W" February 4, 2024
Last day to drop with a "W" April 25, 2024
Last day to change to Pass/No Pass Grading Option May 24, 2024
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