Prerequisites: Minimum of 60 earned semester hours.
This course studies how diseases are detected, identified, and distributed within populations. Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determination of health-related states or events in specific populations and the application of this study to the control of health problems. The student is shown the medical and scientific investigative skills needed to critically think, strategize, and predict new epidemics and control current ones. Mathematics is used to model disease progression. Offered Spring Semester, even-numbered years.