2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

HSC 482 Environmental Health

Examines health issues, scientific understanding of causes, and possible future approaches to control of the major environmental health problems in industrialized and developing countries. The relationship of people to their environment, how it affects their physical well-being, and what they can do to influence the quality of the environment and to enhance the protection of their health are also emphasized. Basic concepts of the modes of transmission of environmental stressors from source or reservoir to host and methods of reducing their impact on human population are accentuated.

Prerequisite: HSC 180.