3 Credit Hours
The field of environmental and occupational health spans a broad range of topics, including the air we breathe and the water we drink to the physical injuries and mental challenges we may face in a work environment. The goal of this specific branch of epidemiology is to improve the health of vulnerable populations, by promoting practices and policies that reduce harmful exposures. In this course, students will be challenged to think critically about complex public health issues and to design solutions that addresses emerging environmental and workplace issues while prioritizing real people.