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Field observations in public health agencies and industry. Requires a minimum 20 hours in the field and periodic seminars with a university instructor. (Pass/Fail.)
Engineering, biological, and management principles of community water supply and water pollution control. PREREQ: BIOL 191-192 or BIOL 227-228 and CHEM 111-112.
Sanitation and management practices for community problems dealing with waste disposal, vector control, food and milk protection, swimming pools, and recreation activities. PREREQ: BIOL 191-192 or BIOL 227-228 and CHEM 111-112.
Recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental health hazards or stresses (chemical, physical, biological) that may cause sickness, impair health, or cause significant discomfort to employees or residents of the community. PREREQ: PHYS 111-112. COREQ: CHEM 307.
Environmental and occupational exposure and control of sound, temperature stress, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation. PREREQ: PHYS 111-112.
An examination of the absorption, distribution, and excretion of toxicants in humans and the health effects on target organs. Toxicologic evaluation, risk assessment, fate of hazardous substances in the environment and policies for the control of such substances will also be discussed. PREREQ: CHEM 111-112.
Methods, design, and practices of controlling environmental and occupational exposures to hazardous air contaminants using the principles of dilution and local exhaust ventilation. PREREQ: PHYS 111-112.
Historical, regulatory and technical aspects of hazardous waste management, relating primarily to the requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Reclamation, Compensation, and Liability Act.
Chemical, engineering, and management principles of community and industrial air quality control. PREREQ: CHEM 111-112, upper-division standing.
Three or more hours of internship per week in a business or governmental agency. The student works within the organization, keeps a record of the experience, and discusses these experiences at a seminar. (Pass/Fail.) PREREQ: Upper-division standing; recommendation of faculty advisor; consent of instructor.
Current research and applied studies on emerging environmental and occupational health topics. PREREQ: Upper-division standing in Environmental and Occupational Health.