HE278 Human Health and Environment
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
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- Course Description
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.
1. Apply knowledge about current and emerging human environmental health issues to determine potential future behaviors and attitudes that lessen the harm to the immediate and the future health of individuals and their communities.
2. Determine and demonstrate an understanding of current and emerging health and environmental issues in order to develop a personal strategic plan to lessen harm to ones immediate and future health from environmental contaminants, environmental toxins, and chemical exposures.
3. Assess the relationship between personal lifestyle choices, the environment, and human health to inform future personal and community health decisions.
Course Instructor: Alissa Leavitt, MPH, CHES Phone: 971-722-7767 E-mail: email@example.com
- Course Specific Requirements:
- Course Textbook, resources, and readings:
An eBook accessible online from the PCC Library: McCally, M. (Ed.) (2002). Life Support: The environment and human health. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
o A world of health: Connecting people, place, and planet. (2010). Northwest Earth Institute
Additional readings accessible online through Desire to Learn (D2L) Instructors Note: Much of the course grade is comprised of various written assignments. It is recommended that students enrolled in this course have successfully completed WR 115, RD 115, and MTH 20 and/or recognize the significant writing expectations for this course. All assignments will be submitted online through D2L.
- 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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Instructor: Alissa G Leavitt
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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