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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
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HS 133 - Environmental Health

Upper Division

ENGL 005 , CHEM 008 /CHEM 009 , CHEM 010 /CHEM 011 , BIOL 001 /BIOL 001L  and BIOL 002 /BIOL 002L .

Study the health effects of toxic chemicals on biological systems and their movement through environmental matrices. This is a writing intensive course in which students learn about the properties of toxic substances, biological mechanisms of action, public health impacts of exposure, environmental justice, methods of prevention, and how to evaluate related research and policy. It builds on the rhetorical and critical thinking skills used to analyze texts developed in ENGL 005  and upon the fundamental biological and chemical concepts presented in introductory biology and chemistry. The research paper will prepare students with the skills to research and present on a range of topics in the health science discipline. Required for all Allied Health Science majors. Three hours of lecture per week.

Core Curriculum Designation(s)
WID - Writing in the Disciplines

Term Offered
Offered every semester.

Course credits: 1

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