HS S206 Introduction to Environmental Health
3 credits (3+0)
Cross-listed as ENVT S206. An overview of the relationship of people to their environment, how it affects their physical well-being and what they can do to influence environmental quality and to enhance public health protection. Examines health problems associated with chemical, physical and biological agents, how they impact food safety, infectious disease, air quality, water quality and land resources in community and occupational settings. Policies intended to improve public health through mitigation of environmental impacts are also discussed. Prerequisite: ENGL S110.