Catalogue 2021 - 2022

HS 310 Environmental Influences on Human Health

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

BIO 108, CHEM 106, BIO 216 or permission of instructor.

Course Description

This course offers an introductory investigation of the human health impacts of various chemical, biological, physical, and social factors in the environment. Topics include, among others, the health effects of air and water pollutants, toxic wastes, pesticides, disease organisms present in food and water, noise, radiation, climate, and socioeconomic status. The scientific methods for determining these effects are examined.

Distribution

MR

Fee