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Environmental Health

Course Course Title Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
ENV 218 Environmental Health 3 0 0 3
Prerequisites: BIO 111 or ENV 110 or (BIO 140 and BIO 140A)
Corequisites: None
Effective Term: Fall 2013

This course covers the influence of environmental conditions on human health. Emphasis is placed on environmental contaminants and the major exposure routes of the human body. Upon completion, students should be able to examine segments of the environment, including air, water, and food, and determine how the conditions of these influence human health.

·Student Learning Outcomes
·1. Discuss global population growth, as well as the need for family planning and family planning programs.
·2. Identify and discuss what determines our health, as well as the causative agents of disease.
·3. Discuss and give examples of chronic and communicable diseases.
·4. Discuss the sources and management of community and non-community water supplies.
·5. Discuss the general principals of environmental toxicology.
·6. Discuss the issues surrounding the need for occupational health and safety.

2014FA - New Course Version (S23363)

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