ENVH 1050. Environmental Health Science (3). Interactions between human activities, health and environmental systems. Use of scientific method in defining and solving environmental health science problems. Laboratory emphasis on pollution measurement, effects and control. Two one-hour lectures and one two-hour laboratory. Credit not given for more than one of ENVH 1050 and BIOL 1010. Applicable to the BG Perspective (general education) natural sciences requirement. Extra fee.
ENVH 2100. The Global Commons: International Perspectives on Environmental Health and Protection (3). An examination of environmental conditions throughout the world, and how culture affects response to and perceptions of environmental conditions. Applicable to the BG Perspective (general education) social sciences and international perspective requirements.
ENVH 3010. Public Health and Sanitation (3). Assessment of public health in the community. Institutional inspection techniques, communicable disease control, solid waste disposal and prevention of food-borne disease. Three hours lecture.
ENVH 3020. Industrial Hygiene (3). Basic concepts in recognition, evaluation and control of workplace hazards including chemical, physical and biologic stressors. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: CHEM 1250.
ENVH 3030. Industrial Hygiene Laboratory (1). Evaluation methods for chemical, noise, radiation and physical hazards in the workplace and environment. Three hours weekly. Corequisite: ENVH 3020. Major restricted or instructor’s consent.
ENVH 3040. Air Quality Management (3). Principles of air quality; pollution sources, effects and control strategies. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: CHEM 1250.
ENVH 3050. Air Quality Laboratory (1). Sampling and analysis methods in air quality control. three hours weekly. Corequisite: ENVH 3040. Major restricted or instructor’s consent.
ENVH 3060. Environmental Regulation, Organization and Administration (3). Foundations of environmental law. Structure and function of federal, state, regional and local environmental agencies. Key environmental statutes. Environmental program administration.
ENVH 3070. Occupational Safety (3). Workplace safety principles including regulations, program development and program implementation. Approved for Distance Education.
ENVH 3080. Industrial Ventilation (3). Principles of ventilation. Design and evaluation of general dilution and local exhaust systems for control of industrial hazards. Prerequisites: MATH 1280 or MATH 1200 and MATH 1290 or MATH 1220 and MATH 1290.
ENVH 3090. Environmental Assessment Methods I (3). Introduction to methods of assessing environmental problems. Includes information and data sources, experimental design, sampling and analytical techniques and theory, statistical methods, field projects and technical reporting. Prerequisite: CHEM 1090 or CHEM 1250.
ENVH 3100. Environmental Assessment Methods II (3). Advanced methods of assessing environmental problems. Includes information and data sources, experimental design, sampling and analytical techniques and theory, statistical methods and technical reporting. Prerequisite: ENVH 3090.
ENVH 4020. Principles of Water Quality (3). Properties of water and biological, chemical and physical pollutants. Relationship between use and quality. Management strategies. Three hours lecture. Prerequisites: CHEM 1270 and CHEM 1280.
ENVH 4030. Water Quality Laboratory (1). Laboratory practices in water quality. Three hours weekly. Corequisite: ENVH 4020. Major restricted or instructor’s consent.
ENVH 4050. Hazardous Material Management (3). Principles of managing hazardous waste and material, disposal, treatment, emergency response and clean-up. Consideration of environmental toxicology and risk assessment.
ENVH 4070. Environmental Toxicology (3). Measurement, effects and mechanisms of toxicity on human health and the environment. Use of toxicology in environmental risk assessment and risk management. Prerequisite: CHEM 3060 or consent of instructor.
ENVH 4490. Epidemiology (3). Principles and methods of epidemiological investigation. Distribution and determinants of health and disease in humans. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: Statistics course. Credit allowed for no more than one: ENVH 4490 and BIOL 4490.
ENVH 4700. Special Problems in Environmental Health (1-4). Student designs and carries out study or special project in area of interest. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. May be repeated.
ENVH 4910. Environmental Health Practicum (1-3). Experience working under supervision in selected environmental, public health or health planning agencies or industries with environmental health units; emphasis on practice rather than observation. Prerequisites: instructor’s permission, at least junior status. May be repeated up to 4 hours. Graded S/U.
ENVH 4920. Comprehensive Environmental Health Practices (3). A capstone course for integrating environmental health principles into practical application. Dissemination and examination of internship research will also be considered. Prerequisite: ENVH 4910.