Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Community Health & Epidemiology (EPID)

EPID 206  Adv. Methods In Epidemiology  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  
EPID 301  Principles of Epidemiology  Units: 3.00  

Basic methods involved in researching the distribution and determinants of health/disease in populations. Core principles of epidemiology are examined, as are the various epidemiological approaches to study design. The latter include descriptive (cross-sectional and ecological), observational (case-control and cohort), and experimental (randomized controlled trials) approaches.

Requirements: Prerequisite BIOL243; CHEE209; COMM162; ECON250; GPHY247; KNPE251; NURS323; PHED251; POLS385; PYSC202; SOCY211; STAM200 STAT263; STAT267; STAT269; STAT367. Exclusion No more than 3.0 units from EPID301; HLTH323; BMED270  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  
EPID 401  Biostatistical Data Analysis for Life Science Students  Units: 3.00  

An applied statistics course covering practical topics in tests and confidence intervals for single and multiple samples, ANOVA, linear regression, correlations, methods for categorical data, and nonparametric methods. The lab uses statistical software. The course emphasizes analyzing data arising in life sciences using practical statistical methods.

Requirements: Prerequisite COMM 162; ECON 250; PYSC 202; SOCY 211; STAM 200; STAT 263; STAT 267; STAT 367 and (Level 4 and registration in a LISC Major or Specialization Plan) and (a GPA of 2.5).  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  
EPID 499  Research Project in Epidemiology  Units: 12.00  

An examination of an epidemiological research question chosen by the student with guidance from the supervisor. Project will involve review of the literature, development of a proposal, data collection and/or processing, data analysis, a written report and oral presentation. Students will be required to attend and report on seminars of their choosing from a number of venues across campus. Limited enrolment.
NOTE Acceptance by a supervisor required prior to registration.
NOTE Students whose research requires the care and/or handling of animals must also complete the Introductory Animal Care Course and if required the appropriate Animal Use workshops through the Office of the University Veterinarian.
LEARNING HOURS 480 (288Lb;24G;24I;144P).

Requirements: Prerequisite Level 4 and registration in the LISC Specialization Plan and a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher and (BMED 270 or EPID 301 or HLTH 323). Corequisite EPID 401. Exclusion ANAT 499; CANC 499; LISC 499; MICR 455; MICR 499; NSCI 499; PATH 499; PHAR 499; PHGY 499; REPD 499.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  
EPID 510  History Of Medicine  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  
EPID 512  Stat Methods In Health Res.  Units: 1.98  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  
EPID 520  Community Hlth & Epidemiology  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  
EPID 522  Stat Methods In Hlth Research  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  
EPID 595  Independent Study  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences