Offered Fall 2021

1. Required foundational courses

PHP 2015Foundations of Spatial Analysis in Public Health. This course provides an overview of spatial analysis methods and applications in public health. Students will knowledge and skills as spatial thinkers and understand how GIS applications like ArcGIS can be used to collect, analyze, and visualize spatial data to inform, evaluate, and improve public health programs. InstructorWilliam C Goedel

2. Elective courses

a. Advanced courses in spatial methods (strongly recommended for quantitatively oriented students)

b. Disciplinary offerings

PHP 2325Place Matters: Exploring Community-Level Contexts on Health Behaviors, Outcomes and Disparities. Theories and findings related to the effects of local environments on health outcomes.  InstructorAkilah Dulin

SOC 2320.  Migration.   Examination of migration in its several manifestations: internal, international, and patterns of settlement and segregation. Consideration is given to both determinants of population movement and the socioeconomic adjustment of migrants in their destination. Includes comparative study across migrant groups and geographic settings. Instructor: Michael White