HSC 330 - Principles of Environmental Health Science

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: ENG 101 and 3 ADDITIONAL CREDITS IN COMPOSITION)

This course provides an overview of some of the most important and current challenges to human health from environmental and occupational risk factors while teaching knowledge and skills used to assess, control and prevent them. Specific threats will be addressed, such as air pollution, toxic metals, and pesticides as well as occupational stressors. Emphasis will also be given to understanding the worsening environmental health impacts of industrialization and the effects of globalization. (Sp)