Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: ENVS                                     Course Number: 200                                    
Course Title: Environmental Health Issues
Subject: Environmental Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course provides the basis for understanding the widespread health problems that are linked to environment and occupational concerns. Topics include the identity and sources of air and water pollutants, the spread of these pollutants, and the harmful effects of these pollutants. These responsibilities of those involved with public health and the measures private industry is taking in addressing environmental health concerns is discussed. Special emphasis is given to health problems facing urban communities.

Prerequisite: Completion of math and language basic skills.
  • 3 class hours.

Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: