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ENV 552 Environmental and Occupational Health Studies (3 Credits)

Introduces the principles of environmental health from a public health perspective. This course is designed for students with an interest in the environment, assessment of risk, human health issues, and control strategies to reduce health risks.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop skills in analyzing and communicating about environmental health issues.
  • Understand risk management concepts used to describe, assess, control, and make decisions about environmental and occupational health issues.
  • Explain how the contexts of gender, race, poverty, history, migration, and culture are important in the design of interventions within public health systems, with emphasis on the environment.
  • Illustrate how changes in public health systems (including input, processes, and output) can be measured with attention to environmental health.
  • Analyze inter-relationships among systems that influence the quality of life of people in their communities.