The principles of risk assessment and the process of risk analyses as they pertain to Environmental Health. Risk assessment can be defined as the process of assigning magnitudes and probabilities to the adverse effects of human activities or natural catastrophes. This course will describe procedures for assessing the risk presented by various risk factors. These risk factors can be physical, chemical, biological, cultural and/or socioeconomic in nature. The students will learn techniques for assessing risk given a group of alternatives.

Credit Hours: 3          Class Meets: Tues., 6-9 p.m.          Rotation: Odd          Semester: Spring 2020
Classroom: H211
This course provides an overview of public health issues in rural populations and is designed to give students an understanding of the influence of rurality on health. Topics covered include rural health disparities, policy directions in rural health, and models of rural health service delivery. Practical public health strategies that lessen the severity of impact on rural populations related to lack of access to care, substance abuse, mental health, farm safety and unintentional injuries will be explored.

Credit Hours: 3          Class Meets: Mon., 6-9 p.m.          Rotation: Even          Semester: Spring 2020
Classroom: H105

This course focuses on disease by organ systems, toxicology, and physical and biological hazards. The course includes discussion questions on the online learning management system and a case scenario.

Credit hours: 3          Class meets: Thurs., 6-9 p.m.          Rotation: ODD          Semester: Spring

Classroom: H104