2020-2021 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CHLTH 4410 Health and the Environment

This course examines the environmental challenges that face the human population and affect its health. Through the use of a textbook, journals, and selected internet website readings, films, guest speakers, and community site visits, students will explore a number of environmentally related issues and how human-altered environments can influence human health and disease. Topics include but are not limited to fundamentals of environmental health; population growth and environmental health priorities; the impact of climate change, air, and water quality on disease; the effects of industrial exposure and global conflict on environmental health; barriers and solutions to the prevention of environmental disease; and environmental politics and ethics.




Any laboratory science course


Every odd Fall