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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.