Environmental Health Sciences (EHS)

EHS 50196     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES      1-3 Credit Hours

(repeatable for maximum 6 credits) Individual graduate investigation or research in areas related to environmental health sciences.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

EHS 52018     ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CONCEPTS IN PUBLIC HEALTH      3 Credit Hours

Provides a comprehensive overview of the core topics in environmental health as related to public health.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EHS 53009     EMERGING ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ISSUES AND RESPONSE      3 Credit Hours

Provides an overview of emerging environmental health issues that will impact the public's health.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EHS 53012     OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH      3 Credit Hours

Survey of major concepts and issues relating health and safety in the workplace. Emphasis is on the application of public health principles and decision-making practices used by various worker populations for the prevention of injury and disease on the job. This course will cover protective equipment, hazardous conditions, environmental toxins, risk assessment, prevention science approaches and workplace health promotion.

Prerequisite: graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EHS 60191     VARIABLE CONTENT SEMINAR IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Seminar on current and important topics in environmental health sciences. Subject matter varies depending on the topic.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EHS 60192     PRACTICUM EXPERIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES      6 Credit Hours

Observational and participation in public health activities of a public health agency, hospital or other approved organization. The student completes the field experience with joint supervision from the university and approved organization or agency.

Prerequisite: graduate standing and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practicum or Internship

Contact Hours: 20 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

EHS 60195     SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Special topics to sample new offerings on topics in environmental health sciences.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EHS 63010     APPLIED RISK ASSESSMENT      3 Credit Hours

Introduces the student to environmental and occupational hazards, assessing the risks associated with hazard exposure. Standard principles of risk assessment are emphasized including methods of hazard identification and regulation, quantitative exposure measurement, dose and toxicity relationships and risk management. Analysis of public policy regulatory guidance and health advisory watchdog recommendations are evaluated.

Prerequisite: EPI 52017 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

EHS 63011     APPLICATION OF RISK ANALYSIS IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH      3 Credit Hours

Students are introduced to methods in risk analysis that are applied by U.S. federal, state, and local agencies in their assessment of chemical toxicants. Linkages between risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication will be studied as components of this process, along with issues and controversies in the analysis of environmental health risks.

Prerequisite: EPI 52017 and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter