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Courses in SPH Environmental Health Sciences
Environmental Health Sciences aims to protect human health from adverse environmental conditions - in particular from harmful practices and harmful exposures in air, water, and food in the workplace, home, and ambient environment. The field utilizes multiple approaches in specialty areas of study: Environmental Quality and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Hazardous Substances Management, Human Nutrition, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, and Toxicology
Environmental Health Sciences (EHS)

Courses in the School of Public Health are listed in the Schedule of Classes under the School of Public Health.

The following courses count as LSA courses for LSA degree credit.
EHS 574 / CHEM 574. Environmental Chemistry
CHEM 130, CHEM 260, and CHEM 241 or CHEM 245. (3). May not be repeated for credit.

This course is the study of natural processes in the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere, as well as how mankind alters these systems. Natural cycles in the environment, perturbations due to human activity, steps being taken to mitigate these effects, and impacts on human health and climate will be covered.

EHS 588 / EAS 475 / ENVIRON 475. Environmental Law
(3). May not be repeated for credit.

Introduces students to environmental law and the impact of the legal process on decisions that affect the environment. Topics include common law tort actions, toxic tort actions, statutory controls of pollution and other environmentally harmful activities. Additional areas include administrative agency structure and performance, constitutional rights to environmental quality and more.

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