Certified in Environment Management

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This course surveys the scientific principles of environmental issues and Environmental management practices, with attention to the health of both humans and the ecosystem. Fundamental and emerging topics related to air and water

pollution, water use and management, aquatic ecosystems, energy and climate change, biodiversity, toxic substances in the environment, solid waste management, and regulatory strategies for risk assessment and environmental

management are examined. A local aquatic field trip is planned on a weekend in the fall with alternatives provided for distance students. Other optional site visits are scheduled throughout the semester.

 

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Course Curriculum

Module 1

  • Environmental Health and Environmental Toxicology
  • The Indoor Environment
  • Atmospheric Air Pollution and Climate Change
  • Air Pollution and Health

Module 2

  • Water Resources
  • Solid Waste and Materials Management
  • Environmental Etymology: A New Vocabulary for the Movement
  • Water and Health
  • Assignments

Module 3

  • Ecology and Land Management
  • Food Foolish – The Hidden Connection Between Food Waste, Hunger and Climate Change
  • Energy and Environmental Impacts
  • Environmental Law and Environmental Justice
  • International Environmental Issues
  • Assignments

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