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2020-2021 University Catalog 
2020-2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HE 401 - Environmental Health

This course introduces students to environmental health issues. Students will learn how research informs laws, regulation, and advocacy around environmental threats to health. This course covers the intersection of biological, chemical, and physical contributions to community health and disease. Air-, water-, and land-mediated exposures will be explored in detail. The concepts of environmental justice and environmental ethics will be discussed.

This course covers the Council on Education for Public Health’s (CEPH) accreditation criterion number seven, “environmental, and other factors that impact human health and contribute to health disparities.”

Credits: 3