Courses

PBHL 516  Public Health Foundations  Credits: 2 (2-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to public health history, concepts, principles, and current trends.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program.
Registration Information: Graduate standing; Colorado School of Public Health student. Credit not allowed for both PBHL 516 and PSY 516A-C.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 520  Health Systems Policy and Management  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Overview of the organization and financing of U.S. healthcare systems, how health policy is developed and implemented, and key principles of leadership and management for public health professionals.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate student in the Colorado School of Public Health.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 530  Environmental Public Health and Policy  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Major concepts, methodologies and issues in the field of environmental public health.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program.
Registration Information: Graduate standing; Colorado School of Public Health student. Credit not allowed for both ERHS 520 and PBHL 530.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 540  One Health in Public Health  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: One Health history and concepts for public health professionals.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor’s degree. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 550  Applied Behavior Change Theory  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction and application of community public health strategies and interventions including systems level changes.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program.
Registration Information: Graduate standing; Colorado School of Public Health student. Credit not allowed for both HES 556 and PBHL 550.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 560  Quantitative Methods in Public Health  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to the major concepts and applications in public health data interpretation and analysis.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program.
Registration Information: Graduate standing; enrollment in Colorado School of Public Health. Written consent of instructor required. Credit not allowed for VS 562, EDRM 606 and PBHL 560.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 570  Epidemiology for Public Health  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Descriptive and analytic methods in epidemiology and their application to research and practice in the field of public health.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 630  Field Methods for Disease Investigation  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of epidemiologic tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data and test results important for disease surveillance and investigation.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: One epidemiology course; Bachelor’s degree required. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 644  Physical Activity and Public Health  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Explore the role of physical activity (PA) in public health (PH). History of physical activity in public health, basic exercise physiology and kinesiology principles, and effectively promote and measure physical activity in a variety of populations. Discuss physical activity in various settings, and explore how programs are effectively planned, implemented and evaluated.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 686  Public Health Practicum  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to Master of Public Health program.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 692A  Seminar: Animals, People, and the Environment  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current public health issues related to interactions among people, animals, and our environment.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. May be taken for credit up to 3 times; maximum of 9 credits allowed in PBHL 692A-692G.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 692B  Seminar: Epidemiology in Public Health  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current epidemiological public health issues.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. May be taken for credit up to 3 times; maximum of 9 credits allowed in PBHL 692A-692G.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 692C  Seminar: Global Health & Health Disparities  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current public health issues concerning disparate populations and global health trends.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. May be taken for credit up to 3 times; maximum of 9 credits allowed in PBHL 692A-692G.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 692D  Seminar: Health Communication  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues and trends in health communication.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. May be taken for credit up to 3 times; maximum of 9 credits allowed in PBHL 692A-692G.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 692E  Seminar: Physical Activity & Healthy Lifestyles  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current public health issues concerning exercise, the built environment, and health promotion.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. May be taken for credit up to 3 times; maximum of 9 credits allowed in PBHL 692A-692G.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 692F  Seminar: Public Health Nutrition  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current issues and trends concerning the impact of nutrition on public health.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. May be taken for credit up to 3 times; maximum of 9 credits allowed in PBHL 692A-692G.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 692G  Seminar: Current Issues in Public Health  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Current public health issues and trends.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. May be taken for credit up to 3 times; maximum of 9 credits allowed in PBHL 692A-692G.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 695  Public Health Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing; Colorado School of Public Health student. May be taken for credit up to 3 times; maximum of 9 credits allowed.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 696  Public Health Group Study  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Group study on current public health issues; topics will vary.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Graduate standing. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

PBHL 698  Public Health Capstone  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Capstone project for Master of Public Health students.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Admission to Master of Public Health program required.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.