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GCHB Courses

The department provides course faculty, semesters offered, and prerequisites information. Please see the Course Descriptions link to the right for the official university catalog of course descriptions. 

GCHB 6030 Social and Behavioral Aspects of Global Health (3) 
Faculty: M. Begalieva, C. Kendall, K. Welch 
Offered: Every Semester 
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6120 Introduction to Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Education and Community Programs (3)
Faculty: F. Grossmann 
Offered:
Fall and Spring 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB 6140 Development of Leadership and Communication Skills in Public Health (3)
Faculty: C. Johnson 
Offered:
Fall 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB 6150 Taiwanese Community Health Practices (3)
Faculty: D. Seal
Offered: Summer Intercession
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6200 Evaluation of Program Interventions in Global Health (3)
Faculty: D. Meekers 
Offered:
Spring, period 2 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB 6240 Health Problems of Developing Societies (2)
Faculty: M. VanLandingham, K. Andrinopoulos 
Offered:
Fall 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB 6310 Public Nutrition and Health in Complex Emergencies (2) 
Faculty: N. Mock 
Offered:
Summer Intercession 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB 6340 Monitoring & Evaluation of Global Health Programs (3) 
Faculty: M. Do, F. Grossman
Offered: Fall, Spring 
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6080 or with permission of the professor

GCHB 6360 Sexual Health: A Public Health Perspective (3) 
Faculty: D. Seal 
Offered:
Fall
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6460 Child Health and Development(3) 
Faculty: M. Dal Corso 
Offered:
Spring.
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6470 Issues in Adolescent Health (3) 
Faculty: A. Madkour, P. Sirois 
Offered:
Spring-even years
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6490 Key Policies and Programs in Maternal and Child Health (3)
Faculty: D. Broussard
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6500 Violence as a Public Health Problem (3) 
Faculty: C. Taylor
Offered: Spring 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB 6510 Essential Issues in Maternal and Child Health (3) 
Faculty: G. Clum
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6610 Local Food Systems and Nutrition (2) 
Faculty: J. Sheats 
Offered:
Fall 
Prerequisite(s):
GCHB 6690

GCHB 6690 Introduction to Nutrition (2)  
Faculty: P. Chaparro
Offered: Fall 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB 6700 Social Innovation for Public Health Professionals (3) 
Faculty: L. Murphy 
Offered: Spring, every other year

GCHB 6750 Population Nutrition Assessment (3)
Faculty: D. Rose 
Offered:
Fall 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB 6760 International Nutrition/MCH Design for Change (3) 
Faculty: A. Bazzano, R. Oberhelman 
Offered:
TBD 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB Food and Nutrition Policy (3)
Faculty: D. Rose
Offered: Spring 
Prerequisite(s):
None

GCHB 6780 Nutrition in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (3)
Faculty: P. Chaparro
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6790 Food Security and Resilience-Italy (3)
Faculty: N. Morrow 
Offered: Summer Period 1
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6800 Community Training Methodologies (2)
Faculty: M. Dal Corso 
Offered:
Spring Intercession.
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6830 International Health Policy (3) 
Faculty: D. Hotchkiss
Offered: Fall-even years
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6860 Public Health in Cuba (3)
Faculty: A. Castro 
Offered:
Summer Special Offering
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 6870 Adolescent Health Policies and Programs (3) 
Faculty: A. Gage 
Offered:
Fall-even years
Prerequisite(s): BIOS 6030, BIOS 6040 or Permission of Instructor

GCHB 7010 Health Communication Theory and Practice (3)
Faculty: K. Schoellmann
Offered: Fall 
Prerequisite(s): GCHB 6030 (may be taken concurrently)

GCHB 7020 Communications Research for Family Planning and Health (3)
Faculty: D. Meekers
Offered: Spring Period 2
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 7070 Social Determinants of HIV/AIDS (3)
Faculty: K. Andrinopoulos 
Offered:
Fall Period 2
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 7100 Public Health Policy and Practice (3)
Faculty: M. Dal Corso 
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 7120 Monitoring and Evaluation of MCH Programs (3)
Faculty: A. Gage 
Offered:
Summer Period 1 
Prerequisite(s):
BIOS 6030

GCHB 7140 Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs (3) 
Faculty: A. Gage
Offered: Fall-odd years
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050

GCHB 7160 HIV Biological & Behavioral Surveillance in Hard to Reach Populations (2)
Faculty: Johnston, L
Offered: Spring Intercession (Jan.), every other year
Prerequisites: None

GCHB 7200 Development Issues: Theory and Measurement (3)
Faculty: L. Murphy
Offered: Fall Period 2
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 7210 Survey Data Analysis in Family Planning and Reproductive Health Research (3)
Faculty: M. Do
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): EPID 6030 or SPHL 6060 AND BIOS 6030 or SPHL 6050, and GCHB 6430 OR equivalent (check with instructor)

GCHB 7220 Community Organization (3)
Faculty: I. Scherl
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 7250 Evidence-Based Methods in Social and Behavioral Sciences (3) 
Faculty: M. Wallace
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050

GCHB 7260 Social Marketing (3)
Faculty: K. Schoellmann
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 7280 Qualitative Methods I: Basic Foundations (2) 
Faculty: D. Seal
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 7290 Qualitative Methods II: Theory and Methods (2) 
Faculty: C. Kendall
Offered: Spring Period 1
Prerequisite(s): GEHS 6280 or Instructor permission for students who have completed equivalent coursework and/or fieldwork

GCHB 7510 Maternal and Child Health: The Life Course Perspective (3)
Faculty: A. Bazzano
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): GCHB 6510, GCHB 6030

GCHB 7800 Introduction to Population Studies (3) 
Faculty: P. Anglewicz
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 7950 Dietetic Internship Part 1 (3)
Faculty: M. Piacun 
Offered:
Fall
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 7960 Dietetic Internship Part 2 (3)
Faculty: M. Piacun
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): GCHB 7950

GCHB 7980 Professional Practice Seminar in Nutrition (1) 
Faculty: D. Rose
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in the Nutrition Program

GCHB 7990 Independent Study (1-3) 
Faculty: Faculty
Offered: Every Semester
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 8200 Evaluation Theory (3) 
Faculty: C. Kendall 
Offered:
TBD as required for doctoral students 
Prerequisite(s): 
CHSC 6120, CHSC 6130, Doctoral Students Only

GCHB 8250 Advanced Research Methods in Global Health (3) 
Faculty: P. Hutchinson
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050, BIOS 6040, SPHL 6060, or permission of the instructor

GCHB 8750 Social Determinants of Health I: Concepts, Theories and Interventions (3) 
Faculty: A. Madkour
Offered: Fall 
Prerequisite(s): 
GCHB 6030, SPHL 6080, Doctoral Students Only

GCHB 8760 Social Epidemiology/ Social Determinants of Health II: Measurement & Methods (3) 
Faculty: K. Theall 
Offered:
Spring 
Prerequisite(s): 
GCHB 8750, GCHB 6030, BIOS 6040,  SPHL 6050, SPHL 6060,Statistical Packages Course, Doctoral Students Only

GCHB 8800 Senior Graduate Research Seminar 2 (1)
Faculty: D. Seal 
Offered: Spring

GCHB 8820 Advanced Program Planning and Grant Writing for Research (3)
Faculty: C. Johnson
Offered: Fall 
Prerequisite(s):
GCHB 6030 (Concurrent okay). GCHB 6120 and GCHB 7250

GCHB 8830 Senior Graduate Research Seminar 1 (0)
Faculty: D. Seal 
Offered: Fall

GCHB 8990 Doctoral Independent Study (1-3)
Faculty: Faculty 
Offered:
Every Semester
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 9970 Dissertation (0) 
Faculty: Faculty 
Offered:
Every Semester
Prerequisite(s): None

GCHB 9990 Dissertation Research (2) 
Faculty: Faculty 
Offered:
Every Semester
Prerequisite(s): None