2021-2022 Academic Catalog

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Public Health - General (PUBH)

PUBH 6600 -  Foundations in Public Health  (2 Credits)  

This course examines the historical and conceptual bases of public health, the key issues and problems faced by the public health system, and the tools available for the protection and enhancement of the public's health.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6606 -  MPH Practicum  (2 Credits)  

All MPH concentrations require students to successfully complete a practicum in which the student demonstrates competencies and integrates knowledge. It is intended to enrich student's experience by providing an opportunity to apply theory and skills in a public health setting. Prereq: PUBH 6600 and successful completion of 3 additional core courses. Student must be in good academic standing to enroll. Only open to MPH Students. Instructor consent required.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6615 -  Public Health & Social Work Integrative Seminar  (2 Credits)  

This course provides a foundation for understanding, embracing and communicating about Public Health and Social Work as an integrated profession. It integrates theory and skills of the social work and public health professions and engages students in critical thinking about their potential for promoting social justice and health equity.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Summer.

PUBH 6640 -  Clinical Experience for MD-MPH Students  (1 Credit)  

MD-MPH students work in the clinic of an academic physician-scientist who specializes in a clinical area of interest to the student. The goals of this course are to maintain and further the clinical skills learned during medical school. Requisite: This course is only open to MD-MPH joint degree students. Instructor Consent Required.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail Only

Repeatable. Max Credits: 3.

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6650 -  Practical Training for International Students  (0.5 Credits)  

Students complete a minimum of 45 hours of field work in a public health setting. The student's field placement must be approved through International Student & Scholar Services. Credit for this course cannot be applied to a degree. Requisite: This course is restricted to international students only.

Grading Basis: Non-Graded

Repeatable. Max Credits: 3.

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6651 -  MPH Research Paper  (1-2 Credits)  

Independent research project resulting in a publishable paper. All projects will involve the analysis of primary or secondary data. Prereq: BIOS 6601, CBHS 6610 or CBHS 6611, EHOH 6614, , EPID 6630, HSMP 6601, PUBH 6600 and permission of instructor.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 2.

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6655 -  Introduction to Public Health Ethics  (3 Credits)  

This course provides learners with an introduction to public health ethics. The material explores differences between public health ethics & health care ethics, important frameworks used in public health ethical analysis, and significant practice in analyzing public health ethics cases. Cross-listed with HEHE 5655

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Typically Offered: Spring.

PUBH 6670 -  Special Topics: Public Health  (1-3 Credits)  

Special interest areas of current public health research and practice are presented and analyzed. The course format is lecture and discussion or seminar. Check the CSPH website for offerings and topics for this course each semester.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 999.

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6690 -  Global Inequality and Change  (3 Credits)  

Major issues in global inequality and change from a historical and contemporary perspective. Prereq: SOC 500

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

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

Additional Information: Colorado State University.

Typically Offered: Fall.

PUBH 6840 -  Independent Study: Public Health  (1-3 Credits)  

Faculty directed independent study in topics related to public health. Department permission required.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

Repeatable. Max Credits: 6.

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6842 -  DrPH Seminar  (1 Credit)  

This doctoral level course will address theory and practice at a level beyond that covered in Master's level courses. Students will acquire advanced skills in developing, testing, and applying theory and methods to public health problems. Restrictions: Enrollment in DrPH or permission of instructor.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6850 -  DrPH Practicum  (2-4 Credits)  

DrPH practicum is minimum 240 hours field experience under joint direction of CSPH Faculty mentor and practicing professional in community with leadership experience in public health agency. Written report/oral presentation specifying activities/ products/outcomes of experience required upon practicum hours completion. Restriction: Permission of Instructor.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail with IP

Repeatable. Max Credits: 4.

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6956 -  Continued MPH Studies  (1 Credit)  

Continuation of MPH study experience. Prereq: PUBH 6955 and permission of instructor.

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail Only

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

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

PUBH 6991 -  MPH Capstone Integration  (1 Credit)  

MPH Capstone Integration will focus on interaction between MPH students from across concentrations to build communication skills and facilitate the students' integration of their projects within the broader scope of public health.

Grading Basis: Letter Grade with IP

Prerequisite: Capstone Preparation course.

Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.