Health Science
 

Environmental Health

Environmental Health
Environmental factors as determinants of human health: ecosystem and population dynamics; biological, chemical, and physical hazards; risk assessment; economic, political, cultural, and genetic factors.
HLTH
322
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 RecommendedHlth 100.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 322
Course Outcomes: 

Perspective

Provide a global perspective of environmental issues impacting human health

Hazards

Describe the various biological, chemical and physical hazards of the ambient, indoor, and work environment that can adversely affect human health

Determinants

Discuss those determinants and factors that affect human health and the health of the environment

Environmental Management

Describe how environmental management practices may contribute to or help control emerging diseases

Assessment

Provide an assessment of those national and international health agencies, programs, and other resources that play critical roles in improving human health relative to environmental factors

Policy

Discuss elements of policy making as they influence environmental health issues