ENVHLTH 102-HLTHST 102 syllabus Spring 2012(1)(1)

ENVHLTH 102-HLTHST 102 syllabus Spring 2012(1)(1) - COURSE...

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COURSE SYLLABUS – GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (Spring 2012) Boise State Unversity – Environmental and Occupational Health Program ENVHLTH 102/HLTHST 102 – GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH College of Health Sciences Department of Community and Environmental Health Lecture: Tuesday and Thursday, 4:40pm to 5:55pm Location: Math/Geoscience Building, Room 113 COURSE DIRECTOR: Dr. Dale Stephenson, Ph.D. CIH Phone/email: 426-3795, dalestephenson@boisestate.edu Office: Health Sciences Riverside, Room 110 CO-INSTRUCTOR: Thomas Turco, M.S, REHS Phone/email: 426-3908, thomasturco@boisestate.edu Office: Health Sciences Riverside, Room 121 CREDITS: 3 STRUCTURE: Lecture/Discussion/Essay TEXTBOOK: Nadakavukaren, Anne, Our Global Environment: A Health Perspective, 7 th edition ; Waveland Press, Inc. COURSE DESCRIPTION: ENVHLTH 102/HLTHST 102: Global Environmental Health is designed to evaluate the impact that chemical, physical, biological agents have on the environment and critically analyze their ability to influence change in the global ecosystem. Special emphasis is given to the role that worldwide political, economic, and cultural differences play in the development and implemenation of control strategies aimed at preserving the environment and human health. LEARNING OUTCOMES: After successful completion of this course, you will be able to: 1. Internalize the role that members of a community play in preserving the natural environment and articulate actions that can be taken to enhance global health. 2. Examine how political, economic, and cultural differences affect environmental preservation with special attention given to contrasting motivations in underdeveloped and developed nations. 3. Define the fundamental processes involved in environmentally-incurred disease. 4. Depict how air, water, and soil quality affects public health and quality of life. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2012 for the course ENVHLTH 102 taught by Professor Dalestephenson during the Spring '11 term at Boise State.

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