Undergraduate Bulletin, 1999-2000

School of Public Health

Interim Dean
John B. Conway

Assistant Dean
Mary-Jane Schneider

The University at Albany and the New York State Department of Health have entered into a formal arrangement to administer cooperatively the School of Public Health and to offer graduate and professional programs in several fields. Undergraduate students interested in graduate study should consult the Graduate Bulletin.

The following undergraduate course offered by the School of Public Health is considered a "liberal arts and sciences" course for the purposes of meeting B.A. and B.S. degree requirements.

Courses in the School of Public Health are preceded by the school's letter H.


H Sph 201 Introduction to Public Health (3)
A general introduction to what public health is, its importance for everybody's health, and how it functions as a combination of science and politics. The role of the public health system will be illustrated by describing issues confronting New York State and what is being done about them.

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