PCC / Class Schedule / Winter 2015: Credit / Health Studies /

HE278 Human Health and Environment

Campus Contacts

Examines the relationship between the environment and human health. Focuses on issues such as persistent environmental contaminants, environmental toxins, chemical exposures, climate change and accompanying disease outbreaks. Includes a strong emphasis on personal decision making. Recommend: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 18125

From the Instructor:
THIS IS A FULLY ONLINE COURSE! Course Outcomes Apply knowledge about current and emerging human environmental health issues to determine potenial future behaviors and attitudes that less the harm to the immediate and future health of individuals and their communities. Determine and demonstrate an understanding of current and emerging health and enviromental issues in order to develop a personal strategic plan to lessen harm to one's immediate and future health from environmental contaminants, environmental toxins, and chemical exposures. Assess the relationship between personal lifestyle choices, the environment, and human health to inform future personal and community health decisions. Course Prerequisites -None- It is recommended that students enrolled in the course have successfully completed WR 121 and/or recognize the significant writing expectations for this course.
Course Specific Requirements:
Two Required Texts McCally, M. (Ed.). (2002). Life support: The environment and human health. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. You can buy this text through the PCC bookstore or this is an electronic text that you can access for free. Instructions for electronic access can be found in the Module 1 Overview when our course opens. A World of Health: Connecting People, Place and Planet, published by Northwest Earth Institute. Available for purchuse through the PCC book store.
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
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  CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
WEB » 18125 - 05-Jan-2015 thru 21-Mar-2015
Instructor: Lisa D Regan Vienop
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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