Through study in the sciences and mathematics, social sciences, humanities, histories, languages, and the arts. Focused by engagement with big questions, both contemporary and enduring.
As educated members of society, all undergraduates should be able to:
- Define public health and related roles and responsibilities of government, non- government agencies, and private organizations.
- Describe risk factors and modes of transmission for infectious and chronic diseases and how these diseases affect both personal and population health.
- Describe the reciprocal relationships among literature, the arts, and public health.
- List the leading causes of mortality, morbidity, and health disparities among local regional, and global populations.
- Discuss the role of gender, race, ethnicity, and other evolving demographics in affecting population health.
- Discuss major local, national, and global health challenges.
- Explain how the organizational structure, financing, and delivery of personal health care and public health services impact population health.
- Explain the influence that science and technology have on individual and population health.
- Outline approaches for assessing and controlling environmental hazards that affect community health.
- Assess the values and perspectives of diverse individuals, communities, and cultures and their influence on health behaviors, choices, and practices.
- Appreciate the role of community collaborations in promoting population health.
- Recognize the importance of key events and milestones in the history and development of the field of public health.
- Value the relationship between human rights and health.