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These courses may have been taken by previous Social Work students or may have been identified as of possible interest to Social Work students. Some courses may be restricted and/or not open to Social Work students. There are many other courses not listed offered elsewhere in the university that may be of interest. Interest in courses numbered below 500 should be checked for graduate level status since many are only offered for undergraduate credit. You can check this by contacting the department offering the course or contacting the SSW Registrar.

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Environmental Health HBEHED 690

School: Health Behavior & Health Education
Credits: 3
Course Description: Environmental Health Promotion --- This class applied health education principles towards understanding and intervening on different environmental hazards. The course will review various kinds of environmental issues, including biochemical toxins, physical hazards, and psychosocial stressors. Students will learn about select datasouces from which they may obtain environmental health information. The course will examine the literature on risk perception, risk communication, ethics, and environmental health education and explore how health educators can use resource and conceptual tools to help ameliorate environmental concerns. This course will also examine case studies from individual communities as focal points for discussion. Based on these case studies, students will explore whether extant theories and approaches can help protect vulnerable populations, insure environmental justice, and reduce health disparities.


SectionInstructorDaysLocationU-M Class #
001Schulz, Amy JoFri2750 SPH124535

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