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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013

HLTH 444 - Principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

A study of epidemiology, the basic science of public health. Epidemiology will be viewed as: 1) a quantitative basic science built on sound research methods; 2) a method of causal reasoning based on developing and testing hypotheses pertaining to the occurrence and prevention of morbidity (disease) and mortality (death); and 3) a tool for public health action to promote and protect the public’s health.

Prerequisites:
MATH 201 or consent of the instructor

Credits: 3



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