ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (BIOL 617)
Dr. Joseph Arruda
- The catalog description
- BIOL 617 Environmental Health. 3 hours. The risks of human health from pollution; the major routes of exposure in humans from environmental contaminants in air, water, and soil; human health standards; sanitation;overview of occupational health and safety; calculations of exposures and dose/response effects; and risk assessment and management.
- The course runs during the same time schedule as the Spring 2013 semester.
- Textbook: Essentials of Environmental Health, 2nd Edition, by Robert H. Friis [paperback ISBN-10: 0763778907, ISBN-13: 978-0763778903]
- Assessment includes: reading assignments from the textbook, on-line notes, and other sources. Weekly sets of written assignments involve synthesis, critique, or reporting based on the reading. Weekly quizzes. Small group on-line discussion assignments will also be used.
- The course is delivered through CANVAS.
- Expect to spend about 6 hours a week.
- It all comes down to working on your own, investing the time, so know how to budget your time.
- Make regular time to work on this class and use a regular study/work space for the course.
- If you are not good at self-discipline and time-management, this course is not for you.
If you have any questions, e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Joe Arruda
Dept. of Biology
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg, KS 66762