Course Catalog » Epidemiology 254

Subject: Epidemiology
Course Number: 254
Course Title: Social Epidemiology: Methods, Measures, and Concepts
Units: 2
School: Graduate Division
Department: Epidemiology And Translational Sciences Program

Course Description: This course will review the theoretical and methodological underpinnings of social epidemiology. It will include lecture and lab sessions each week for 10 weeks. The course will cover theoretical considerations for social epidemiology, frameworks on social determinants of health, and examine how the social environment and context interacts with and influences etiology of diseases. Methodological approaches will be reviewed complemented by social determinants such as economic inequalities.
Restrictions: One quarter of basic epidemiology required. One quarter of biostatistics preferred.
Activities: Lecture, Laboratory, Project

Instructor of Record: D. Montagu
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No