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Courses - Spring 2018
EPIB
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department Site
EPIB300
Biostatistics for Public Health Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAR
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CHEM131 and CHEM132.
Restriction: Must be in Public Health Science program.
Also offered as: HLTH300.
Credit only granted for: EPIB300 or HLTH300.
An examination of biostatistical concepts and procedures as they relate to contemporary issues in public health. Focus on applications, hands-on-experience, and interpretations of statistical findings in public health research.
EPIB301
Epidemiology for Public Health Practice
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in EPIB300.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Community Health; Public Health Science).
Also offered as: HLTH301.
Credit only granted for: EPIB301 and HLTH301.
An examination of the discipline of epidemiology and its application to public health issues and practices, covering current epidemiological concepts and methods.
EPIB399
Epidemiology and Biostatistics Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EPIB610
Foundations of Epidemiology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EPIB300; or equivalent undergraduate statistics or biostatistics course with a grade of C- or higher; or a score of 70% or higher on EPIB300 placement exam.
Credit only granted for: EPIB610 or HLTH720.
Formerly: HLTH720.
Introduction to the discipline of epidemiology and its applications to health issues and practices. Basic epidemiologic concepts and methods will be covered.
EPIB611
(Perm Req)
Intermediate Epidemiology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of B- in EPIB610; or for students who officially waive EPIB610, a minimum score of 70% on the EPIB610 placement exam.
Analysis of epidemiologic methods as applied to epidemiologic research, analysis of bias, confounding, effect modification issues, overview of design, implementation, and analysis of epidemiologic studies.
EPIB633
Health Survey Design and Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: EPIB610; or permission of Instructor.
Recommended: EPIB697.
Covers methods to design and implement epidemiologic health surveys, such as types of survey research designs, questionnaire design, measurement issues, and techniques for recruiting and interacting with participants. Students will also discuss and implement a variety of health survey analysis techniques, including how to implement SAS statistical software commands to estimate descriptive statistics and implement regression models, while accounting for complex survey design.
EPIB641
Public Health and Research Ethics
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Overview and discussion of ethical issues that face public health practitioners and researchers.
Also offered as KNES689Y. Credit granted for EPIB641 or KNES689Y.
EPIB650
Biostatistics I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EPIB300; or equivalent undergraduate statistics or biostatistics course with a grade of C- or higher; or a score of 70% or higher on EPIB placement exam.
Credit only granted for: EPIB650, HLTH651, or HLTH688B.
Formerly: HLTH651 and HLTH688B.
Basic statistical concepts and procedures for Public Health. Focuses on applications, hands-on-experience, and interpretations of statistical findings.
EPIB651
(Perm Req)
Biostatistics II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: A B or higher in EPIB650 OR for students who have officially waived EPIB650, a minimum score of 70% on the EPIB650 placement exam.
Recommended: Previous coursework and/or experience with SAS is highly recommended.
Introduction to a variety of statistical tools with applictions in public health, including one- and two-sample inference, nonparametric methods, categorical data, ANOVA, simple and mutiple regression.
EPIB653
(Perm Req)
Applied Survival Data Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: EPIB650 and EPIB651.
Overview of statistical methods for anlayzing censored survival data, including the Kaplan-Meier estimator, the log-rank test, Cox PH model.
EPIB785
(Perm Req)
Internship in Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of SPHL-Epidemiology & Biostatistics department.
Internship and seminar providing an opportunity to apply previously acquired knowledge and skills in a health or allied health organization. Setting of the internship will depend upon the student's background and career goals.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
EPIB786
(Perm Req)
Capstone Project in Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Permission of SPHL-Epidemiology & Biostatistics department.
Capstone experience providing opportunity to apply knowledge and skills to a specific public health problem or issue. Completion of project relevant to public health under the direction of an advisor.
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EPIB798
(Perm Req)
Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
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EPIB799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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EPIB898
(Perm Req)
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
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EPIB899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
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