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188.682.01 BUILDINGS, LAND USE, TRANSPORTATION, AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Cancelled

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
4th term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Friday,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Addresses the role that the built environment plays in public health. Specifically examines how building design, community planning and design, land use, and transportation networks contribute to energy use, water supply degradation, climate change, ecosystem degradation, and public health. Explores the contributions of suburban sprawl to adverse environmental and public health outcomes. Also examines how transportation policy, green building approaches, the New Urbanism, and Smart Growth offers potential solutions to these challenges.

Methods of Assessment:

Midterm and final papers

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

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