Concentration Specific Competencies

Competencies Addressed by Concentration Specific Coursework

CS1. Plan, perform and report basic statistical calculations and analyses and critically read public health and medical care journal articles. (CHB 505 Applied Statistics for Public Health)
CS2. Demonstrate broad knowledge of the utility of and challenges to implementation of interventions to impact health behaviors and community health. (CHB 501 Study of Health Behavior, CHB 502 Health Behavior Change, CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)
CS3. Understand and apply the skills essential to collaborating with the community in identifying health-related needs, developing study designs and conducting community-level research. (CHB 501 Study of Health Behavior, CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)
CS4. Apply a core set of skills relevant to community health and health behavior research, needs assessment, and monitoring and evaluation of public health programs. (CHB 502 Health Behavior Change, CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)
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Conduct data analyses applicable to community health and health behavior research and/or monitoring and evaluation of community health or health behavior interventions. (CHB 505 Applied Statistics for Public Health, STA 527 Introduction to Medical Statistics)

CS6. Communicate ideas and findings to scientific and lay audiences. (CHB 501 Study of Health Behavior, CHB 505 Applied Statistics for Public Health)
CS7. Critically evaluate the development, implementation, and utility of public health policies and programs designed to improve community health and health behaviors. (CHB 501 Study of Health Behavior, CHB 502 Health Behavior Change, CHB 523 Introduction to Program Planning and Evaluation)