Prerequisite: one of the following: 15:264, 15:132, 15:162, 15:163.
In order to live humans must have air, water, food, a favourable temperature, space, and the absence of toxic and other hazardous materials from their environment. This course will examine from a biological, epidemiological, physiological and particularly from a current immunological perspective, the evidence for negative environmental effects on the health of humans in our environment, and how these impacts are monitored and assessed. The concept of health risk assessment will be reviewed.
Credit cannot be held for both this course and 14:274.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.