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180.610.01 Principles of Environmental Health II

Environmental Health and Engineering
2nd term
4 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Joseph Bressler
Course Instructors:

180.609.01 Principles of Environmental Health I


How do we apply our knowledge to address complex environmental health issues? What are ways to use what you’ve learned to design studies to answer key questions in the field?

Applies concepts and principles of environmental health to a series of case studies. Groups investigate the driving forces that underlie three complex environmental health issues, and explore strategies for assessment and intervention. Classroom discussion integrates the practical experiences of students wherever possible.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Work as a member of a team to consider multi-disciplinary approaches to solving environmental health problems
  2. Critically consider information presented in the scientific literature
  3. Discuss ways to translate research into practice
  4. Develop strategies to address the multiplicity of factors that often drive seemingly simple environmental health issues
  5. Analyze environmental health issues
Methods of Assessment:

20% participation, 60% for group presentations (3 presentations times 20% each), 20% final exam

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent is required for non-EHE degree candidates.

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