Courses

PHST 301 Introduction to Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the sceince of public health. This course is designed to introduce you to the philosophy, purpose, and basic methods of epidemiology. Epidemiology helps us understand how diseases are distributed in populations, including demanding that we investigate and analyze social determinants. If we want to remedy health-related problems and build a healthier, safer social world, this is crucial. Epidemiology lays the foundation for all public health practice. It is a scientific way of thinking about causes and effect. Epidemiology is used to investigate disease outbreaks, determine the natural history of disease, set resource priorities, and develop policies. Basic epidemiologic theory and techniques, applicable to public health practice, will be introduced. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • PHST-201 AND PHST-202 or permission.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

PHST 416 Internship

1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp

SOCI 201 Social Inequality

This course will introduce students to the basic concepts, theoretical frameworks, and research methods employed in a sociological approach to the study of social inequality. We will explore the many facets and forms of social inequality as well as think about how social inequalities are perpetuated by political, economic, cultural, and other social and structural forces. This course places special emphasis on the development of students' critical thinking skills and ability to apply core concepts and theoretical frameworks to understand contemporary forms of social inequality in both local and global contexts. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • SOCI-101 or INQ-260SO or HNRS-260SO Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

SOCI 416 Community Internship

Practical experience in a social servic e agency, correctional facility, health institution, business, or other communit y setting in which sociology is applied. May not be used to fulfill the 300-leve l or above requirement for the major or minor. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp

SOCI 496 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A K. Schorpp