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PUBLIC HEALTH

PUBH-396
Selected Topics:Non-Recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

PUBH-396
001S
PUBLIC HEALTH
FALL 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring (1-6)

Community Public Health

This course offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Nairobi, Kenya, discusses processes involved in employing a systematic approach to the development, implementation, and evaluation of community diagnosis as part of interventions that set out to improve public health, with an emphasis on applications in community settings.

PUBH-396
001
PUBLIC HEALTH
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring (1-6)

Urbanization and Public Health

This course examines the impact of urbanization on public health, especially as it pertains to effects related to environmental health. It also explores urban design and how resource consumption by cities impact the environment and health. Prerequisite: PUBH-110 and BIO-110.

PUBH-396
002
PUBLIC HEALTH
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring (1-6)

Environmental Issues in Public Health

This course examines physical, chemical, and biological factors in the environment that impact health. In addition, the concepts of exposure and how health-supportive environments can be created and maintained are discussed. Prerequisite: BIO-110 or permission of instructor.

PUBH-396
D01
PUBLIC HEALTH
SUMMER 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics:Non-Recurring (1-6)

Climate Change and Public Health

The effects of climate change are not limited to increasing temperatures, rising seas, and heat stress. This course explores the other potential impacts of climate change on health and the environment as well as strategies to mitigate these effects. Additionally, topics related to the sources and sinks of greenhouse gases and their atmospheric chemistry are covered.