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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PBHL 3840 Environmental Determinants of Health in Global Context

This honors UCC Area 6 course looks globally at the interdependence of humans on natural systems, how human societies shape and alter natural systems, and how this in turn shapes and determines the health of human populations. The course will consider the role of the environment in human health problems across the life course including infectious and chronic diseases, reproductive problems and developmental disorders. Key issues which will be considered in a global context include human health effects of climate change, children’s environmental health, air and water pollution, sanitation and waste, and toxics, among others. The course will explore inequities between, among and within countries in environmental health and how addressing such inequities can improve health outcomes. This course fulfills UCC-6 Global Awareness. Students must be enrolled in the Public Health Honors Track. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1300   or MATH 2300  
Credits: 3.0