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HLTH 482. Environmental Health

Credits: 3
Department: Health and Physical Education
Description: Physical, chemical, and biological agents of environment contamination. Body's reaction to environmental and occupational pollutants; policy decisions; emerging global environmental health problems.
Prerequisites: HLTH 210 and HLTH 325
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Describe the root causes of the environmental crisis and solutions.
2. Analyze the effect of excessive human growth population and its impact in the environment and how to stabilize the human population using the sustainability strategies.
3. Reveal the foundations of a sustainable energy system and creating sustainable cities, suburbs, and towns applying the principle and practices of sustainable community development.
4. Identify the perils of accelerated pollution and resource depletion as well as the importance of creating sustainable solutions to prevent water pollution, misuse of pesticides, hazardous and solid wastes.

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