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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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DMP 314 - Environmental and Public Health

Credits: 3

This introductory course explores environmental health, the branch of public health that focuses on relationships between the environment and human health and well-being including the promotion of safe communities at the local, regional, national, and global level. Students will explore physical, chemical, biological, social, and psychosocial factors in the environment that impact human health and the ways in which societies create environmental health hazards. Environmental health issues in globalization, industrialization, and environmental justice, in both developed and developing countries will be discussed. Students will understand the roles of public health professionals, government, and non-governmental agencies in communicating, managing, and protecting environmental and public health.

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