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CHS 330 - Environmental Health

(3 units)
Overview of the field of environmental health, broadly emphasizing the influence of natural and anthropogenic environmental factors on human health and disease.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 189A   or BIOL 190A ; CHS 101 ; CHS 200 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall and Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the major sources and types of environmental/occupational agents.
2. summarize fate and transport of select chemical, biological, and radiological agents.
3. categorize and analyze vectors that promote the transfer of biological agents from environment to humans.
4. explain the mechanisms by which environmental agents induce biological effects in humans.
5. categorize and distinguish the human health effects induced by exposure to environmental agents.
6. summarize roles of responsible government agencies and describe pertinent laws/regulations that protect environmental quality and health.
7. compare and contrast approaches for preventing or remediating environmental/public health hazards.


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