Epidemiology: The Basic Science of Public Health is an online course offered by The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This course gives individuals the opportunity to apply epidemiological concepts to current public health problems and issues to better understand the practice of epidemiology as it relates to real life situations. Public health issues such as cardiovascular and infectious diseases will be explored during this 6-week long course. The modules consist of a combination of videos and readings, along with weekly quizzes that will be used to gauge individual’s understanding of the material. Those who pass all graded assignments will complete the course.