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PHLT Courses:
PHLT 8128 - Biological Foundations of Public Health

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5 credits

This course provides learners with a foundation in the basic science and critical thinking that informs the core areas of public health. Students explore the biological and physical underpinnings of the human body in health and disease states, and they investigate the microbiological, physical, behavioral, and environmental causes of common diseases from a public health perspective.


  • PHLT 8006 or PHLT 8011
*Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information or visit School of Lifelong Learning for more information.