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Understanding Research in Health & Development

Aimed at students who expect to read & interpret, rather than conduct, statistical analyses, this course is designed to help students become better & more critical consumers of quantitative evidence. Using research studies discussed in the popular media & focused on currently debated questions in health & human development, the course covers key concepts in quantitative reasoning, basic statistics, & research design. Research readings will focus on topical issues regarding food & nutrition, exercise, sleep, education, & child development.

Liberal Arts Core/CORE-MAP Equivalent - satisfies the requirement for Quantitative Reasoning

Course #
FOOD-UE 1115
Units
4
Term
Fall
Department
Liberal Arts Core