Course Code HLTH 663
Course Title Human Development and Health
Online Offers No offers currently scheduled.
Last offer: Spring 2017
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

Course content includes normative and non-normative development across the lifespan as it is relevant to individual and population health and public health programming. The human is treated as an independent system nested within an environmental system. Consideration will be given to the interaction of the commonly recognized developmental domains, the individual's context, and wellness. Topics of discussion may include the impact on health and wellness of developmental continuity, resilience, transitions, and milestones.

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam (note 2)
  • Prerequisite: SPHHS Grad Students Only
  • Software: Microsoft PowerPoint
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
Special Notes 1) This course fulfills one of the MPH elective requirements.
2) Formerly special topics course PHS 638.
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