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We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

HS 300
3 Credits
Global Health
A consideration of health issues on an international level focusing on an understanding of the key concepts of global health. Health issues will be evaluated on the basis of historical, social, economic, environmental and political factors that affect health worldwide. Topics include malnutrition, maternal-child health in vulnerable populations, the spread of infectious diseases, pandemics, disease prevention, poverty, globalization, workforce conditions and distribution of health resources. Three hours.
Dates: Aug. 25 – Oct. 14, 2023
Register by: Aug. 22, 2023
Global Health 101 – 4th
Skolnik, R.
Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284145380
HS 200
3 Credits
Introduction to Public Health
An introduction to the evaluation of public health issues and policies within regional, national and international contexts. Topics include the background and development of public health, the development of public health initiatives, and centralized and decentralized public health systems. Three hours.
Dates: Jan. 12 – Mar. 2, 2024
Register by: Jan. 9, 2024
Public Health 101 – 2nd
Riegelman, Richard; Kirkwood, Brenda
Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 978-1284123845
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