ENV 250 - Environmental Contaminants and Sanitation

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: BIO 121)

This course looks at how water supply, wastewater disposal, solid wastes, air pollution, food, vectors, and radiation affect public health and communicable diseases. Students will be introduced to techniques of collecting appropriate water, air and waste samples for analysis and will learn how to review the laboratory data and assess how it relates to public health concerns. Course includes lecture and occasional field trips. (Sp)