Course Descriptions

Prevention Science

PSC 7000
Introduction to Prevention Science
3 credits

This course provides an interdisciplinary overview to prevention theory, research, and practice. A common core of concepts, methods, and terminology is presented. Although topics vary, examples of issues covered in past courses include health risks such as malnutrition, school failure, delinquency, child abuse and neglect, and family and community-based interventions designed to counteract risk factors and promote healthy development. This course would be the prerequisite for all other courses

Prerequisite(s): PSC 7001, PSC 7002, and PSC 7003