Course Description

Epidemiology 100: Principles of Epidemiology, EPIDEM 100

Lecture, four hours; discussion, two hours. Preparation: one full biological sciences course. Introductory course to provide qualified undergraduate students with broad and comprehensive overview of concepts of epidemiology including evaluating public health problems in terms of magnitude, person, time and place; critiquing epidemiologic studies; identifying and accessing key sources of data for epidemiologic assessment; using epidemiologic methods and calculating basic epidemiology measures for operational purposes; and communicating basic principles of epidemiology such as definitions of populations, sources of bias, causation for morbidity and mortality, risk and protective factors, and basics of study design. Letter grading.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Los Angeles, Epidemiology

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

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General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Natural Sciences and Engineering; TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major;
Major Requirement: Upper-Division Biology Elective UCSD

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Course Creator

J.E. Heck
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