UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018


Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health


PH Public Health



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101 Introduction to Public Health. 3 cr. U. Introduction to history, science and philosophy of Public Health including scientific research, policy development and health education.|Prereq: none.
142 Exploring Global Environmental Health. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the sciences underpinning the study and response to infectious, chemical, and physical environmental threats to human health within a global public health framework.|Prereq: none.
206 Child and Adolescent Health. 3 cr. U. Review evidence-based child and adolescent health promotion in school, community, and clinical settings; Adolescent risk behaviors of special interest.|Prereq: none.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
303 Climate Change, the Environment and Human Health. 3 cr. U. Acquire knowledge about and be able to identify ways in which climate change adversely affects human health globally, nationally and locally.|Prereq: soph st; or cons instr.
306 Adolescent Health & Development. 3 cr. U. A public health perspective on adolescent development and health/mental health promotion Readings, assignments and activities focus on drug use, sexuality, obesity, trauma, depression and violence.|Prereq: Psych 101(P) or PH 101(P) or cons instr.
319 Introduction to Health Disparities. 3 cr. U. An introduction to health inequalities as they pertain to racial and ethnic populations in the U.S. and an overview of key determinants of population health.|Prereq: none.
345 (effective 01/22/2018) Green fish, green worms & more: animal models and their applications. 3H cr. U. An introduction to the field of applied public health biology where animal models are being utilized to determine how environmental contaminants influence human health.|Prereq: none.
375 Topics in Public Health for Undergrads: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. Topics of current interest in Public Health for undergrads.|May be retaken w/chg in topic. Prereq: none.
699 Independent Study. 1-3 cr. U. Independent study on a topic not available as a regular course.|Prereq: cons instr.

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