HLTH 322

Environmental Health

Public Health College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Environmental factors as determinants of human health: ecosystem and population dynamics; biological, chemical, and physical hazards; risk assessment; economic, political, cultural, and genetic factors.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Recommended

Hlth 100.

Title

Perspective

Learning Outcome

Provide a global perspective of environmental issues impacting human health

Title

Hazards

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Environmental Management

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Assessment

Learning Outcome

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

Title

Policy

Learning Outcome

Discuss elements of policy making as they influence environmental health issues

Title

Determinants

Learning Outcome

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