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ENV 204 - Public Health and the Environment


(3 Credits)
This course examines public health issues and a scientific understanding of the causes of major environmental health problems in industrialized and developing countries. Topics include how the body reacts to environmental contaminants; the physical, chemical, and biological agents of environmental contamination; their sources and sinks (soil, water, and air); susceptible populations and environmental justice. Students will examine emerging global environmental health problems, conduct risk analysis of specific environmental pollutants and explore the scientific basis for policy decisions. Total of 45 hours of lecture.



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