SBS Courses

The following SBS courses will be offered during the 2024-25 academic year (unless noted otherwise). For more information, please visit the Harvard Course Catalog website.

Fall 2024

SBS 201: Society and Health

WGH 201: Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

SBS 205: Interpersonal Communication in Public Health Settings

SBS 206: US Social Safety Net Policies and Health

SBS 207: Race, Ethnicity and Health: Perspectives from the Social and Behavioral Sciences

SBS 208: Adolescent Health

SBS 212: Developmental Disabilities I: Evaluation, Assessment and Systems

SBS 225: Engaging with the Press: A Practical Look at Effective Public Health Communications

WGH 230: The Health of Transgender and Gender Diverse People

SBS 245: Social and Behavioral Research Methods

SBS 246: Maternal and Child Health: Programs and Policies

SBS 254: Social Disparities, Stress, and Health

SBS 281: Principles of Social and Behavioral Research

SBS 285: Practical Communications Strategies and Tactics for Influencing a Healthier World

SBS 288: Qualitative Research Methods in Public Health

SBS 296: Leadership in Minority Health Policy

SBS 299: Science-Driven Innovation in the Early Childhood Ecosystem

SBS 360: Maternal and Child Health/Children, Youth and Families Seminar

SBS 504: Substance Use and Public Health

SBS 506: An Intro to History, Politics, & Public Health: Theories of Disease Distr. & Health Inequities

SBS 507: Adv Sem on History, Politics, and Public Health: Theories of Disease Distr and Health Inequities

SBS 515: Health Literacy: Measuring Accessibility of Health Information

SBS 516: Organizational Health Literacy: Issues and Assessment

SBS 521: Qualitative Data Analysis for Public Health

SBS 523: Pragmatic Intervention Evaluation

SBS 945A: Applied Practice and Integrative Learning Experience for Health and Social Behavior (HSB-MPH-45)

SBS 965 Part 2: Applied Practice and Integrative Learning Experience for Health and Social Behavior (MPH65)

SBS 965 Part 1: Applied Practice and Integrative Learning Experience for Health and Social Behavior (MPH65)

SBS 980F: SBS Doctoral Seminar

Winter Session

SBS 214 A+ B: Developmental Disabilities II: Value, Policy, and Change

SBS 511: Social Policy and Health in International Perspective

SBS 550: Program Evaluation

WGH 250: Embodying Gender: Public Health, Biology and the Body Politic

Spring 2025

SBS 202: Child Psychiatric Epidemiology (offered every other year)

SBS 203: Program Planning

SBS 204: Program Implementation and Evaluation

WGH 207: Advanced Topics in Women, Gender and Health

SBS 210: Introduction to Dissemination and Implementation Science

SBS 211: Public Health in Action: Strategies for Policy, Advocacy, and Communication

SBS 219: High-Risk Behavior: Epidemiology and Prevention Strategies

SBS 220: Social and Structural Inequalities and Children’s Health

WGH 220: Sexuality and Public Health

SBS 222: Social Services for Children, Adolescents and Families

ID 225: Life-course Epidemiology (offered every other year; not offered 2024-25)

SBS 231: Community Intervention Research Methods

SBS 236: Social Epidemiology

SBS 237: Grief, Loss, and Death: Population Mental Health Perspectives

SBS 263: Multilevel Statistical Methods: Concept and Application

SBS 360: Maternal and Child Health/Children, Youth and Families Seminar

SBS 500: Developing a Research Protocol

SBS 501: Community-based Participatory Research