Principles of Epidemiology

HPGC201 (Liberal Arts) Principles of Epidemiology 3 hrs. 3 crs. Principles and methods in the epidemiological investigation of infectious and noninfectious diseases; incidence, distribution, and control of selected major diseases, with emphasis on causes, mode of transmission, diagnostic tests; prevention; statistical techniques. Preq: HPGC 102 or BIO 201 or Sophomore status in Health Education or a Health Professions major. Field trips may be required. Not offered on a regular basis. Availability to be determined by the department.