(Previously offered as 421.3)
An overview and foundation in the diverse areas where the environment and human health interact. Ecosystem principles will be introduced as the context for discussion of environmental toxicants and their hazards, water and air systems, community noise, accident epidemiology, nutrition and public health, radiation, population dynamics, solid and hazardous waste problems, vectors, microbes and disease, environmental management and bioethics.
Lectures: 3 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.