Document Type


Publication Date

Fall 2021

Catalog Description

This course will explore social and behavioral science theories, models, and approaches that inform public health research and practice, as well as their philosophical foundations. With emphasis on an ecological perspective, students will apply relevant theories to understanding community health issues and to developing interventions. The course also examines social and behavioral determinants of health equity across the ecological spectrum. In this course, students will gain an enhanced understanding of the contributions of the social and behavioral sciences to public health.

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Public Health Commons