The course explores important instances where soil/water science and public health intersect; how humans are exposed to environmental contaminants; and how public health threats are addressed. The overarching goal of the course is for students to take an integrative approach to characterizing, evaluating, and managing current public health problems by applying basic concepts from the fields of soil/water science and public health.
Credits: 3 Semesters Offered: Spring Prerequisites: None
Textbook: Environmental and Pollution Science, 2nd Edition, Academic Press, by Pepper, Gerba, and Brusseau (Available as an ebook via the UF Library Course Reserve System ARES while student is registered for the course). Other readings will be assigned and provided in electronic format.