May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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ENSC 410 - Geohealth


Units: 3
An exploration of the multitude of environmental exposures, both natural and human-derived, that affect human health. Use of mapping in determining spatial relationships between the environment and health. Case studies including radiation exposure, contaminated drinking water, and air pollution.

Prerequisites: ENSC 280.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Cross-listed: GEOL 410
Course Typically Offered: Variable Intermittently


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Describe multiple environmental factors that contribute to illness and disease.
  2. Critically evaluate the signs, symptoms, and tests that are needed to determine whether a particular environmental factor is responsible for the corresponding illness or disease.
  3. Develop an understanding of mapping systems and the mathematical basis of how mapping is used in determining spatial relationships between the environment and health.
  4. Develop a global view of the Earth environment as a system of interacting parts to which humans are exposed on a daily basis




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