BIOS303: Introduction to Epidemiology

Class Program
Credits 3

This course introduces basic epidemiologic principles including surveillance, study design and critical analysis of data. Critical thinking skills are developed in understanding disease transmission, prevention, causality including environmental and genetic factors, and measurement of risk. Topics to be discussed include historical perspectives of epidemiologic measures of disease occurrence and of association, clinical epidemiology, disease screening and study design.

Prerequisite Courses