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Graduate Environmental Health Sciences (EHS)

The minimum prerequisite for 50000-69999 level courses is graduate standing. The minimum prerequisite for courses 70000 and higher is doctoral standing. Additional prerequisites may apply and are listed in this catalog.

50196 Individual Investigation in Environmental Health Sciences (1-3)
Individual graduate investigation or research in areas related to environmental health sciences. Repeat registration permitted for a maximum of 6 credit hours. IP permissible. Prerequisite: special approval.

52018 Environmental Health Concepts in Public Health (3)
Provides a comprehensive overview of the core topics in environmental health as related to public health.

53009 Emerging Environmental Health Issues and Response (3)
Provides an overview of emerging environmental health issues that will impact the public’s health.

53012 Environmental and Occupational Health (3)
Survey of major concepts and issues relating health and safety in the workplace. Emphasis is on the application of public health principles and decision-making practices used by various worker populations for the prevention of injury and disease on the job. Protective equipment, hazardous conditions, environmental toxins, risk assessment and prevention science guides discussions.

63010 Applied Risk Assessment (3)

Introduces the student to environmental and occupational hazards, assessing the risks associated with hazard exposure. Standard principles of risk assessment are emphasized including methods of hazard identification and regulation, quantitative exposure measurement, dose and toxicity relationships and risk management. Analysis of public policy regulatory guidance and health advisory watchdog recommendations are evaluated. Prerequisite: EPI 52017.

63011 Application of Risk Analysis in Environmental Health (3)

Students are introduced to methods in risk analysis that are applied by U.S. federal, state, and local agencies in their assessment of chemical toxicants. Linkages between risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication will be studied as components of this process, along with issues and controversies in the analysis of environmental health risks. Prerequisite: EPI 52017.