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.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedHlth 100.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining HLTH 322
Course Outcomes


Provide a global perspective of environmental issues impacting human health


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


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


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


Discuss elements of policy making as they influence environmental health issues