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    Jul 23, 2024  
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ENVS 250 - Environmental Health and Protection

3 Credits
Environmental health emphasizes human health in relation to environmental conditions. These environmental conditions can be manmade or natural. It looks at both social and biogeophysical conditions and how they may affect the people living within them. Environmental health encompasses more than disease prevention. It may encompass air quality, natural disasters, radiation, water quality, UV exposure, climate change, indoor pollutants, work environments and the list goes on to include all environmental aspects that may pose a threat to human health. The goal of an environmental health specialist is to maintain optimal ecosystem function in rural low population communities to city high population communities) to allow the survival of humans and all other species.



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