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2024 Summer: May 8 - August 13

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
ENHS 300 Environmental Systems (3)
Prerequisite: CHEM 297. An introduction to environmental systems and the impact of human activities on the environment. The goal is to explore the Earth's systems, including the biosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere, and recognize the complex interconnections of natural and human systems to gain a deeper understanding of human drivers of environmental change and environmental health and safety concerns. Topics include systems thinking, impacts of resource development and use, and general scientific principles and concepts related to environmental systems (e.g., biogeochemical cycles, flow of energy, biodiversity, soil, water, and air). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENHS 300 or ENMT 301.
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53489 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Agan, Suzanne W Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 300 Environmental Systems (3)
Prerequisite: CHEM 297. An introduction to environmental systems and the impact of human activities on the environment. The goal is to explore the Earth's systems, including the biosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere, and recognize the complex interconnections of natural and human systems to gain a deeper understanding of human drivers of environmental change and environmental health and safety concerns. Topics include systems thinking, impacts of resource development and use, and general scientific principles and concepts related to environmental systems (e.g., biogeochemical cycles, flow of energy, biodiversity, soil, water, and air). Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENHS 300 or ENMT 301.
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54048 6981 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Agan, Suzanne W Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 305 Environmental Health and Safety Regulations (3)
Prerequisite or corequisite: ENHS 300. An analysis of the development, use, and implementation of constitutional and administrative law in environmental health and safety management. The goal is to practice information literacy skills to locate applicable policies, laws, and regulations and to apply knowledge of process and regulatory communication systems for effective environmental health and safety management. The emphasis is on federal legislation and the use of the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations. Discussion explores the relationship between regulations and public policy at local, state, and federal levels. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENHS 305, ENMT 303, or ENMT 493.
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53490 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Walaski, Pamela J Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 305 Environmental Health and Safety Regulations (3)
Prerequisite or corequisite: ENHS 300. An analysis of the development, use, and implementation of constitutional and administrative law in environmental health and safety management. The goal is to practice information literacy skills to locate applicable policies, laws, and regulations and to apply knowledge of process and regulatory communication systems for effective environmental health and safety management. The emphasis is on federal legislation and the use of the Federal Register and Code of Federal Regulations. Discussion explores the relationship between regulations and public policy at local, state, and federal levels. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENHS 305, ENMT 303, or ENMT 493.
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53843 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Sharpe, Linda D Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 310 Hazardous Substances and Toxicology (3)
An exploration of hazardous substances and their effects on human health and the environment. The aim is to examine hazards and risk factors to determine mechanisms leading to injury and damaging health outcomes. Topics include hazard identification and communication, fundamentals of toxicology, task safety analysis, and occupational and environmental exposure science.
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53491 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Ayers, David M Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 310 Hazardous Substances and Toxicology (3)
An exploration of hazardous substances and their effects on human health and the environment. The aim is to examine hazards and risk factors to determine mechanisms leading to injury and damaging health outcomes. Topics include hazard identification and communication, fundamentals of toxicology, task safety analysis, and occupational and environmental exposure science.
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54130 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Schrader, Jessica A Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 315 Risk Assessment in Environmental Health and Safety (3)
An examination of the general concepts of risk assessment as applied to environmental health and safety practice. The aim is to incorporate best practices for risk assessment, analysis, and mitigation recommendations for effective management of change. Topics include ecological and human risk assessment; risk perception; risk transfer options; and identification of methods, databases, and tools to characterize risk. 
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53492 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Wakrat Schwartz, Deborah Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 320 Incident Response and Investigation (3)
An introduction to incident planning, response, investigation, analysis, and management. The objective is to synthesize data and evidence to develop recommendations for prevention or mitigation of future incidents. Topics include the incident command system, hazardous substances emergency response, incident analysis and investigation methods, and workplace violence prevention.
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53844 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Sharpe, Linda D Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 325 Fire Prevention and Protection (3)
An overview of fire prevention and protection as applied to environmental health and safety. The objective is to implement evidence-based practices and strategies to address physical and chemical hazards that may result in a fire or explosion event. Topics include fire science, chemical and electrical hazards, detection and suppression systems, hot work, life safety, and chemical process safety.
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53493 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Loser, Christopher J Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 330 Safety and Security Management (3)
Prerequisite: ENHS 305. A detailed exploration of safety and security management systems applied to the occupational environment. The aim is to implement evidence-based workplace interventions to clarify issues and contributing factors and to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions. Topics include hazard control methods, performance indicators, construction safety practices, fleet safety, inspections and audits, change management, safety culture, and voluntary consensus standards.
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53494 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Demarest, LeRoy D Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 335 Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene (3)
Prerequisite: ENHS 310. An investigation of work-related impacts on human health and the environment. The goal is to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, control, and confirm effectiveness of controls for occupational health hazards and risk factors through the practice of industrial/occupational hygiene. Topics include exposure assessment and management, indoor environmental quality, ventilation, return-to-work programs, susceptible worker protection, and worker privacy.
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53495 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Bliss, Morgan M Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 340 Environmental Technology and Control (3)
Prerequisite: ENHS 300. An introduction to technology for environmental health and safety management, control, and remediation. The objective is to apply appropriate technological solutions to air, land, and water to prevent, treat, detect, and remediate pollution. Discussion covers existing, modified, new, and emerging technologies, as well as factors in making technology application decisions for waste removal, treatment, and disposal. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENHS 340 or ENMT 340.
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53496 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Gonsiewski, Robert E Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 350 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
Prerequisite or corequisite: ENHS 300. An introduction to the basic concepts of geographic information systems (GIS). The aim is to apply critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to address current environmental and watershed challenges using GIS software and develop skills in framing problems effectively and ethically. Activities include selecting data; creating and building databases; editing, analyzing, and presenting data in a spatial context; and interpreting and communicating results. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENHS 350 or ENMT 307.
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53497 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Maldonado, Tyler J Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 360 Introduction to Watershed Management (3)
Prerequisite or corequisite: ENHS 300. A comprehensive examination of watershed management with a focus on design practices. The aim is to apply critical thinking and build the professional skills in science, management practice, regulatory processes, and stakeholder engagement required to implement watershed and stormwater management in the United States. Topics include watershed characterization, hydrologic processes, land use impacts on watersheds, water quality and quantity, and the design of structural and nonstructural best management practices. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENHS 360 or ENMT 360.
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53498 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Maurin, Paulo Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 400 Ergonomics and Human Factors (3)
A foundation in ergonomics, human factors, and best practices for worker training. The aim is to apply basic principles of anthropometry, human factors engineering, biomechanics, and work practice controls to prevent injuries and illnesses. Topics include descriptive statistics, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, assessment of worker competency and fitness for duty, and adult learning theory. Assignments include performing a needs and gap analysis for worker learning and development.
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53845 6980 12 Jun 2024-06 Aug 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Hody, Brandon J Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 405 Pollution Prevention Strategies (3)
Prerequisite: ENHS 300. An overview of alternative environmental strategies to prevent, reduce, and minimize pollution. The goal is to integrate knowledge about environmental management systems and regulations. Topics include source reduction, conservation, material substitution, process modifications, quality assurance/control, water minimization, and economic analysis for regulatory compliance related to these strategies. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENHS 405 or ENMT 405.
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53846 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Knoch, Vicki L Syllabus Course Materials
ENHS 495 Environmental Health and Safety Capstone (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of ENHS 300, ENHS 305, ENHS 310, ENHS 315, ENHS 330, ENHS 335, and ENHS 340. A project-driven study of core competencies in environmental health and safety professional practice. The objective is to propose, conduct, and report on an applied project activity to demonstrate depth of technical knowledge in at least one hazard or risk factor area. Topics include legal liability, evidence-based professional and ethical practice, leadership, communication and consultation, collaborative project management, and conflict management.
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53847 6380 15 May 2024-09 Jul 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Bliss, Morgan M Syllabus Course Materials
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