About The Instructor
Session, Dates: 2 (08/24/2013 - 10/18/2013)
Seats Available: 16 Seats
This course will concentrate on human populations and the need to control factors that are harmful to human life. Methods of controlling communicable disease, wastewater treatment, solid waste management, insect and rodent control, radiation control, and environmental health hazards are emphasized. The course concludes with a discussion of the human impact on resources and ecosystems, management of pollution, as well as environmental policy and decision making regarding the positive and negative effects of the choices a person makes that affect his or her health. Principles of scientific inquiry are integrated throughout the course.
Barbara J. O´Connor, M.S.
Hale Center 305