Academic Catalog 2023-24

GPH 3500 Global Environmental Health

This interdisciplinary course will be an exploration of the various ways that the natural, built, and social environments coalesce to impact health outcomes at local, regional, and global levels. Example topics include climate change, emerging infectious diseases, natural and man-made disasters, air quality, and food security. A special emphasis will be placed on exploring these through the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analytical tools. This course is open to students from other disciplines. Prerequisites in the major: GPH 1000 or instructor consent - 4 lecture hours.


4.00 units