Examines the historical and contemporary public health stories to begin to understand the contexts, systems, professions, tools and skills associated with the public health enterprise. Students will learn basic public health principles and will recognize an array of factors that shape both the health of individuals and populations. Students will have the opportunity to see how many different agents and agencies approach public health challenges and interact in the public health arena. This course is intended to stimulate social conscience and to expand thinking about conditions and circumstances that affect the health of individuals, communities and populations.
Harper College: 1200 W Algonquin Road Palatine, IL 60067 Phone: 8479256586