Courses Details

PUBHLTH300: Behavioral and Social Foundations for the Health Professions

  • Undergraduate level
  • Fall term(s)
  • 4 Credit Hour(s)
  • Instructor(s): Strecher, Vic
  • Last offered Winter, 2018
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Description: This course provides an introduction to the behavioral and social science factors that influence health and disease, with an emphasis on relevant knowledge for helping individuals make better health-related decisions and changes in their lives. The course explores these factors from the individual to the societal level. The course is 4 credits, with 3 hours of lecture and a 1 hour discussion per week.
  • Course Goals: The overall goal of this course is to provide an introduction to the behavioral and social science foundations for the health professions, and relevant grounding for students who wish to pursue additional training in the area.
  • Syllabus for PUBHLTH300