2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Env and Radiog Health Sci-CSU (ERHS)

ERHS 5010 -  Biological Basis of Public Health  (2 Credits)  

Biological basis of underlying major public health problems, focusing on risk factors, pathogenesis, and pathophysiology, plus a review of the anatomy and physiology of selected major organ systems and associated diseases, clinical terminology, the underlying biological mechanisms and biological impact of disease in public health.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Fall.

ERHS 5350 -  R Programming for Research  (3 Credits)  

In-depth instruction on data collection, data management, programming and visualization using data examples relevant to academic research.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

A-PUBH1 Graduate students and public health certificate students only.

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Spring.

ERHS 5380 -  Geographic Information Systems and Health  (3 Credits)  

This course will familiarize students with applications of geographic information systems (GIS) in public health. Topics include a basic understanding of geodatabases, geocoding, production of effective disease maps, global positioning systems (GPS), visualization, classification and accuracy assessment. Prerequisite: ERHS 5320 or permission of instructor

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 3.

A-PUBH1 Graduate students and public health certificate students only.

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Spring.

ERHS 5600 -  Health Impact Assessment  (1 Credit)  

Application of a Health Impact Assessment approach to systematically judge the potential health effects of a policy or project and the distribution of those effects within the population.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Fall.

ERHS 5730 -  Design and Conduct of Epidemiologic Research  (2 Credits)  

This course prepares students to design and implement an epidemiologic study from the development of a research question and study design through data analysis and dissemination. Prerequisites: Introductory Epidemiology course or equivalent.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Spring.

ERHS 5810 -  Experimental Course - ERHS  (1-5 Credits)  

Experimental course in environmental and radiological health sciences.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 5.

A-PUBH1 Graduate students and public health certificate students only.

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

ERHS 6400 -  CSU Advanced Epidemiology  (3 Credits)  

In-depth exploration of advanced epidemiologic methods. Prereq: ERHS 5320.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

A-PUBH1 Graduate students and public health certificate students only.

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Spring.

ERHS 6580 -  Environmental/Occupational Epidemiology  (3 Credits)  

Epidemiologic analyses of effects of exposure to environmental and occupational health hazards. Prereq: ERHS 5320.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

A-PUBH1 Graduate students and public health certificate students only.

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Spring.

ERHS 6930 -  Research Seminar-Epidemiology  (1 Credit)  

Presentation of student research and discussion of publications from scientific literature.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

A-PUBH1 Graduate students and public health certificate students only.

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring.

ERHS 6950 -  Independent Study - Epidemiology  (1-5 Credits)  

Specialized study in epidemiology under supervision of faculty.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 5.

A-PUBH1 Graduate students and public health certificate students only.

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.