Do you need an introduction to public health? Are you curious if public health could play a part in your future. Check out our lower-division intro class, open to anyone on campus, to see if a public health major or minor is something you want to pursue!
Public Health & Pop Culture
This course offers an overview of the expanding field of public health for students new to its concepts and actors. This course provides real-world examples of public health within popular culture and how cultural influences dictate decision-making related to health and well-being. Major public health principles will be detailed through current or popular stories and news such as fad diets, anti-vaccine movement, minority health, and substance abuse, among many others.
This course is offered online during the Fall semester each year.