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Course ID:EHSC 2020. 1 hour.
Course Title:Orientation to Environmental Health Science
Course
Description:
Seminars focusing on current topics in environmental health science, including environmental protection, industrial hygiene, toxicology, risk assessment, and public health.
Athena Title:ORIEN EHS
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 2100. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Physiology for Environmental Health Scientists
Course
Description:
An overview of cell and human physiology focusing on all major organ systems with examples of the effects of diseases and environmental contaminants on those systems. Course will also include some comparative anatomy and physiology of other model systems such as fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals.
Athena Title:ENVI HEALTH PHYSIOL
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in VPHY 3100 or CBIO 2210-2210L
Prerequisite:BIOL 1107-1107L and BIOL 1108-1108L and CHEM 1211
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Environmental Health Science
Course
Description:
The fundamentals of environmental health (EH), covering energy and ecosystems, air and water pollution, toxic effects of pollution, pollution control, food and agriculture, environmental justice, and consequences of human activities on natural systems. Global issues in EH are compared from multiple demographic and cultural perspectives.
Athena Title:Intro Environ Health Science
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 3060E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3060E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Environmental Health Science
Course
Description:
The fundamentals of environmental health (EH), covering energy and ecosystems, air and water pollution, toxic effects of pollution, pollution control, food and agriculture, environmental justice, and consequences of human activities on natural systems. Global issues in EH are compared from multiple demographic and cultural perspectives.
Athena Title:Intro Environ Health Science
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 3060
Nontraditional Format:Course will be offered 95% or more online.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:APTC(EHSC) 3080. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Course
Description:
Introductory course in atmospheric, aquatic, and terrestrial systems emphasizing how technology affects them and how it is used to minimize and correct negative impacts. Introductory topics include population, energy, natural, and human-induced environmental disturbances. Detailed coverage of technologies associated with water quality and quantity, air quality, and solid and hazardous wastes.
Athena Title:ENV SCI & ENGR
Prerequisite:MATH 1113 and CHEM 1211
Pre or Corequisite:PHYS 1111-1111L or PHYS 1211-1211L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENTO(EHSC) 3590-3590L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Unnatural History of Urban Insects
Course
Description:
Urban entomology, including identification, biology, and control of insects and selected arthropod pests with emphasis on the efficacy and environmental impact of pest control tactics in the urban habitat.
Athena Title:HIST URBAN INSECTS
Pre or Corequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or ENTO(BIOL) 2010 or ENTO 4000/6000-4000L/6000L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3700. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 1-3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Environmental Health Science
Course
Description:
Individualized study with instructor providing student with an experiential learning and research experience. Students will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with EHS faculty. Specific content and credits will vary depending on subjects covered, which are modified to meet the needs and interests of enrolled students within available projects.
Athena Title:Undergrad Research EHS
Nontraditional Format:Modules of 1 credit hour will be offered. The number of credit hours will conform to UGA policies for lab contact hours.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3701. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Water Quality
Course
Description:
Through independent research focusing on a specific research topic in water quality, students will conduct hands-on water quality research involving laboratory or field-based studies conducted under the direction of a faculty member. Students will develop skills in project design, hypothesis formulation, laboratory research, and reporting research findings.
Athena Title:Undergrad Resrch Water Qual
Nontraditional Format:Modules of 1 credit hour will be offered.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3702. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 2-6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Environmental Genomics
Course
Description:
Students will conduct hands-on genomic assays in a wet- laboratory and/or computational laboratory environment. Specific content and credits will vary depending on subjects covered, which are modified to meet the needs and interests of enrolled students within available projects.
Athena Title:Undergrad Resrch Environ Genom
Nontraditional Format:Students, with faculty guidance, will develop, execute, and write or present individualized projects.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3703. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 2-6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Environmental Microbiology
Course
Description:
Provides experiential learning and research activities in environmental microbiology. Students will develop research and analytical skills working in the laboratory and field. Focus will include skills in culture, microscopy, and molecular ecology tools to address modern problems in environmental microbiology research.
Athena Title:Undergrad Resrch Env Microbio
Nontraditional Format:Students, with faculty guidance, will develop, execute, and write or present individualized projects.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3704. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 2-6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Environmental Chemistry and Metabolomics
Course
Description:
Students will conduct hands-on environmental chemistry and metabolomics projects in the lab. Specific content and credits will vary depending on subjects covered, which are modified to meet the needs and interests of enrolled students within available projects
Athena Title:Undergrad Res Env Chem Metabol
Nontraditional Format:Students, with faculty guidance, will develop, execute, and write or present individualized projects.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3705. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 2-6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Exposure Assessment and Environmental Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Students will conduct hands-on exposure assessment projects for environmental epidemiologic applications in the lab and or field setting. Specific content and credits will vary depending on subjects covered, which are modified to meet the needs and interests of enrolled students within available projects.
Athena Title:Undergrad Res Expo Assess Envi
Nontraditional Format:Students, with faculty guidance, will develop, execute, and write or present individualized projects.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3706. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 2-6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Developmental Toxicology
Course
Description:
Students will conduct hands-on developmental toxicology assays and research in a wet-laboratory and/or computational laboratory environment. Specific content and credits will vary depending on subjects covered, which are modified to meet the needs and interests of enrolled students within available projects.
Athena Title:Undergrad Resrch Devel Toxicol
Nontraditional Format:Students, with faculty guidance, will develop, execute, and write or present individualized projects.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3707. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit. 2-6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Biomarkers and Chemoprevention
Course
Description:
Students will conduct hands-on biomarker and chemoprevention methods and research in a wet-laboratory and/or computational laboratory environment. Specific content and credits will vary depending on subjects covered, which are modified to meet the needs and interests of enrolled students within available projects.
Athena Title:Undergrad Res Biomark Chemopre
Nontraditional Format:Students, with faculty guidance, will develop, execute, and write or present individualized projects.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3708. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Occupational Toxicology
Course
Description:
Independent research focusing on a specific research topic in occupational toxicology. Students will conduct hands-on occupational toxicology research involving laboratory or field- based studies conducted under the direction of a faculty member. Students will develop skills in project design, hypothesis formulation, laboratory research, and reporting research findings.
Athena Title:Undergrad Resrch Occup Toxicol
Nontraditional Format:Students, with faculty guidance, will develop, execute, and write or present individualized projects.
Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3910. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Internship in Environmental Health Science
Course
Description:
Practical work experience; familiarizes the student with various aspects of environmental health science.
Athena Title:INTERNSHIP IN EHS
Nontraditional Format:Experiential education and training in a specialized area of environmental health science under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:EHSC 3060 and permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 3950. 2 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Health and Safety Training for Hazardous Waste Workers
Course
Description:
Designed to train students who will be involved in clean-up operations, emergency response operations, storage, disposal, or treatment of hazardous substances or uncontrolled hazardous waste sites. HAZWOPER 40-hour certification is included.
Athena Title:Train for Hazard Waste Workers
Prerequisite:EHSC 3060 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4080/6080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Air Quality
Course
Description:
Sources, control, and modeling of air pollution; effects of air pollutants on human health and the environment; atmospheric chemistry, indoor air quality, and regulatory issues.
Athena Title:ENVIR AIR QUALITY
Prerequisite:CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4090. 3 hours.
Course Title:Emerging Technologies: Bioremediation
Course
Description:
Bioremediation is the treatment of contaminated soils, sediments, and groundwater by microorganisms, fungi, plants, or components from these organisms. Overview of organism physiology, genetic engineering, and details of environmental health hazards amenable to bioremediation. Exploration of case studies that exemplify approaches to bioremediation.
Athena Title:Emerg Technol Bioremediation
Prerequisite:BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1107-1107L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4100/6100-4100L/6100L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Industrial Hygiene
Course
Description:
The anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of those environmental factors, arising in or from the workplace, which can cause sickness, impaired health and well-being, or significant discomfort and inefficiency among workers or among community citizens.
Athena Title:INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE
Prerequisite:CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
Course
Description:
Regulatory, chemical, and engineering aspects of solid and hazardous waste management, including RCRA, CERCLA, landfill and incinerator design, pollutant transport and fate, and potential for human health impacts.
Athena Title:Solid and Hazardous Waste Mgmt
Prerequisite:MATH 1113 and CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENVM(EHSC) 4250/6250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental and Public Health Law
Course
Description:
Basic legal principles and procedures as they relate to environmental regulations and public health. Coverage of common law, torts, nuisances, regulatory standards, and state and federal environmental laws. Delineation of significant constitutional and federal regulations that affect managerial decisions.
Athena Title:Environmental Publ Health Law
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENVM 4930, AAEC 4930, AAEC 4930E, ENVM 4930E, ENVM 4770H, ECOL 4770H, FANR 4770H, EHSC 4770H or ENVM 6930, AAEC 6930, AAEC 6930E, ENVM 6930E
Prerequisite:Third-year student standing and (POLS 1101 or HIST 2111 or HIST 2112)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(FDST)(MIBO) 4310/6310-4310L/6310L. 4 hours. 2 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Environmental Microbiology
Course
Description:
Types of microorganisms in the environment; effect of environmental conditions on microbial existence; public health aspects of environmental microbiology; applications of microorganisms to solve environmental problems.
Athena Title:ENVIRON MICROBIOL
Prerequisite:MIBO 3000-3000L or MIBO 3500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FDST(EHSC)(MIBO) 4320/6320-4320L/6320L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Food Safety Control Programs
Course
Description:
Emphasis on Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Preventive Controls (PC) mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and prerequisite programs (e.g., GAP, GMP, SSOP) used to promote food safety in the food industry. Upon completion of the course and passing an examination, the students will receive HACCP certification.
Athena Title:Food Safety Control Programs
Prerequisite:FDST 3000 or MIBO 3000-3000L or MIBO 3500
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4350-4350L. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Environmental Chemistry
Course
Description:
Chemical principles of environmental processes which result from natural or human-generated phenomena; air, water, and soil chemical reactions involving pollutants and wastes; measurement of pollutants in the environment.
Athena Title:Environmental Chemistry
Prerequisite:CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L and MATH 1113
Pre or Corequisite:BIOS 2010-2010L or STAT 2000 or ENVE 3510
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Issues in the Developing World
Course
Description:
Study of environmental issues in developing countries, including water, soil, and air contamination resulting from human impacts and industrial development. Strategies to mitigate or manage contamination issues will also be discussed.
Athena Title:Environ Issues Dev World
Prerequisite:EHSC 3060 or PBHL 3100 or ECOL 1000 or ECOL 1000H or CRSS(WASR) 1020 or CRSS 3050 or CRSS(FANR) 3060 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4490/6490. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Toxicology
Course
Description:
Extent and significance of toxic agents in the environment, and the physical, chemical, and biological processes which determine their behavior, fate, and ultimate effect on human health.
Athena Title:ENVIRON TOXICOLOGY
Prerequisite:CHEM 2211 and CHEM 2211L and (BIOL 1104 or BIOL 1108-1108L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4500. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Food Security
Course
Description:
Exploration of the fundamental challenges facing developed and developing nations to become food secure, and the connections among current food production systems around the world, environmental degradation and public health, and economics. Field studies in Georgia and abroad will examine commercial agriculture, food policy, and sustainable agriculture.
Athena Title:GLOBAL FOOD SEC
Nontraditional Format:Students will tour agricultural systems in both Georgia and in developing countries.
Pre or Corequisite:BIOL1107 or BIOL1103
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(EHSC) 4600/6600. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ecotoxicology
Course
Description:
An introduction to the effects of contaminants on aquatic organisms and terrestrial wildlife, types of contaminants impacting ecosystems, fate and transport of contaminants in the environment, and the effects of contaminants at various levels of biological organization ranging from biochemical reactions in the cell to the population level.
Athena Title:ECOTOXICOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FISH(EHSC)(ECOL)(ENTO)(VPHY)(PHRM) 8350
Undergraduate Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L
Graduate Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and CHEM 1212 and CHEM 1212L
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Water Pollution and Human Health
Course
Description:
Human health issues related to water consumption and use, focusing on water contamination from municipal, industrial, and agricultural practices.
Athena Title:Water Pollution Human Health
Prerequisite:EHSC 3060 or CRSS(WASR) 1020 or CRSS 3050 or CRSS(FANR) 3060 or ECOL 1000 or ECOL 1000H
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4700. 3 hours.
Course Title:Genetic Applications in Environmental Health Science
Course
Description:
Exploration of environmental and public health issues through the use of genetics. Overview of basic genetics followed by the use of molecular genetic tools to provide evidence for use in the food industry, conservation biology, and pollutant remediation. Includes ethical, legal, and social implications of these technologies.
Athena Title:Gene App in Environ Hlth Sci
Prerequisite:BIOL 1103 or 1107-1107L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4710-4710L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Environmental BioTechnology
Course
Description:
Integrated lecture/laboratory course covering the use of molecular genetic tools to solve ecological, environmental, and public health issues. Provides detailed insight for applications and use of molecular genetic tools and hands-on experience. Intended to provide relevant training and experience for laboratory-based graduate studies and careers.
Athena Title:Environmental BioTechnology
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 or BIOL 1107) and (BIOL 1104 or BIOL 1108) and (CHEM 1110L or CHEM 1211L or CHEM 1311L) and (GENE 3200-3200D or EHSC 4700)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENVM(ECOL)(FANR)(EHSC) 4770H. 3 hours.
Course Title:The Business of Environmental Law (Honors)
Course
Description:
Discussion of economic and political choices regarding environmental quality that involve trade-offs. Environmental laws and regulatory actions that necessitate costly actions will be reviewed. The liability causes of action that create potential costs that affect business performance will also be discussed.
Athena Title:Business of Environ Law Honors
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in AAEC 4050, AAEC 4050E, ENVM 4250, EHSC 4250, ENVM 4930, AAEC 4930, ENVM 4930E, AAEC 4930E, AAEC 6050, AAEC 6050E, ENVM 6250, EHSC 6250, ENVM 6930, AAEC 6930, ENVM 6930E, AAEC 6930E
Prerequisite:Third year standing and (POLS 1101 or POLS 1101E or POLS 1105H or HIST 2111 or HIST 2111E or HIST 2111H or HIST 2112 or HIST 2112E or HIST 2112H) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Global Environmental and Public Health Issues
Course
Description:
Experiential learning course to explore contemporary environmental and public health issues of a host country outside of the United States. Key topics include impacts of climate change, ecological sustainability, water quality, and responsible agricultural, industrial, and urban development on human health and well-being.
Athena Title:Global Env Pub Health
Nontraditional Format:Students will travel to multiple sites in a host country to observe, research, and collect data that will illustrate interconnections between environmental, animal, and human health indicators. Lectures will be given by faculty and experts within the host country to supplement and enhance experiential learning.
Prerequisite:(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1104) or (BIOL 1107 and BIOL 1108) or EHSC 3060 or CRSS 3050 or CRSS(FANR) 3060 or ECOL 1000 or permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4910. 1 hour.
Course Title:Environmental Health Senior Seminar
Course
Description:
Selected topics in Environmental Health. Papers to be presented by students.
Athena Title:EHS SENIOR SEMINAR
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 3800
Prerequisite:Senior-student standing in EHS major or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 4960H. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit. 6 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Honors Research in Environmental Health Sciences
Course
Description:
Study tailored for individual student pursued through CURO, with instructor providing student with hands-on research experience and the opportunity to work one-on-one with research faculty. Will be taught by Environmental Health Science faculty.
Athena Title:Honors Research in EHSC
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHRM(VPHY)(EHSC) 6910. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introductory Toxicology
Course
Description:
Basic toxicology principles, including dose-response relationships, principles of toxicity and safety evaluation, pharmacokinetics and metabolism of chemicals, basic mechanisms of cellular injury, factors influencing toxicity, carcinogenesis/mutagenesis, governmental regulations, and exposure and risk assessment.
Athena Title:INTRODUCTORY TOX
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 144 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Master's Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:GRAD STUDENT SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Environmental Health Science
Course
Description:
Fundamentals of environmental health science, including health problems related to contamination of air, water, food, the workplace, and other environments. Environmental control agencies, policies and regulations, and pollution prevention and control strategies are discussed.
Athena Title:FUND ENV HLTH SCI
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 7060
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7080. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Environmental Air Quality
Course
Description:
Advanced topics of air pollution, from both national and global perspectives. Areas of emphasis include the meteorology and modeling of, sources of, elements of, effects of, measurement and monitoring of, and policies relating to air pollution. Case studies from the peer-review literature will be included.
Athena Title:Adv Environmental Air Quality
Prerequisite:EHSC 7010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7150-7150L. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 1 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Occupational Hygiene and Safety
Course
Description:
The science and art of anticipating, recognizing, evaluating, and controlling the chemical, physical, and biological agents that affect the safety and health of workers. Students will explore industrial toxicology, exposure measurement, behavior of chemical and physical agents in the environment, and the application of guidelines and standards.
Athena Title:Occupation Hygiene and Safety
Nontraditional Format:In general, one-credit-hour modules of integrated lecture + discussion + lab will be offered. These may occur during traditional class meeting times or may be presented in a time- compressed workshop format. The number of credit hours will conform to UGA policies for lecture/discussion/lab contact hours.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7310. 3 hours.
Course Title:Public Health Microbiology
Course
Description:
Microbes and their association with human and population health. Students will investigate the role of microbes in promoting heath, including studies of the microbiome. The course will also cover pathogens, their sources and controls. New challenges in public health and infectious disease will be discussed.
Athena Title:Public Health Microbiology
Prerequisite:MIBO 3000-3000L or MIBO 3500 or MIBO 3500E or EHSC 7010 or EPID 7010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Global Environmental Health: Focus on Developing Countries
Course
Description:
Students will investigate and analyze contemporary environmental health issues of countries in the developing world, evaluate effectiveness of current environmental regulations, and develop strategies for effective change through adjustments in policies or regulations, application of remediation strategies, and/or promotion of sustainability measures.
Athena Title:Global Environ Health
Prerequisite:EHSC 7010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7490. 3 hours.
Course Title:Principles of Toxicology
Course
Description:
Major concepts, fundamentals, and principles of toxicological science. Effects of toxic agents on human health, emphasizing understanding the physical, chemical, and biological mechanisms of toxic agents which lead to adverse effects in humans and other organisms.
Athena Title:Principles of Toxicology
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 4490, EHSC 6490, PHRM 6910, VPHY 6910, EHSC 6910
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
Course
Description:
Regulatory, chemical, and engineering aspects of solid and hazardous waste management, including RCRA, CERCLA, landfill and incinerator design, pollutant transport and fate, and potential for human health impacts.
Athena Title:Solid and Hazardous Waste Mgmt
Pre or Corequisite:EHSC 7010
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7650. 3 hours.
Course Title:Water Quality: Protection, Monitoring, and Management for Health
Course
Description:
Impacts of development on water quality related to protecting human health and the environment. Students will explore and evaluate traditional and contemporary methods of assessing water quality, treatment, and management of water for human, animal, and industrial use, and the regulatory framework for preserving water quality and quantity.
Athena Title:Water Quality
Prerequisite:EHSC 7010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 7900. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Integrative Global Environmental and Public Health Issues
Course
Description:
Students will experience and analyze contemporary environmental and public health issues of a country in the developing world and apply the One Health concept to address health concerns related to water quality, climate change, ecological sustainability, and impacts related to agricultural, industrial, and urban development.
Athena Title:Integ Global Env Pub Health
Nontraditional Format:Students will travel to multiple sites in a host country to observe, research, and collect data that will illustrate interconnections between environmental, animal, and human health indicators. Lectures will be given by faculty and experts within the host country to supplement and enhance experiential learning.
Prerequisite:EHSC 7010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8010. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Environmental Health Science I
Course
Description:
An advanced course focusing on fundamental paradigms and evolving concepts of environmental health science, including toxicology, environmental and occupational exposure assessment, environmental epidemiology, food safety. Topics will be explored through a combination of lecture, case studies, and critical discussions of primary literature.
Athena Title:ADV TOPICS EHS I
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Environmental Health Science II
Course
Description:
Fundamental paradigms and evolving concepts of environmental health science, including hazardous waste management, risk assessment, disaster management and prevention, and emerging global issues. Topics will be explored through a combination of lecture, case studies, and critical discussions of primary literature.
Athena Title:ADV TOPICS EHS II
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8030. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 8 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Seminar in Environmental and Public Health Research
Course
Description:
Seminal and emerging topics in environmental health science and public health. This course is designed to provide a broad background in contemporary public health issues through targeted guest seminars in the keystone public health disciplines and additional seminars on emergent research in environmental health science.
Athena Title:ENV PUB HLTH RES
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8050. 1 hour.
Course Title:Proseminar in Environmental Health
Course
Description:
Research methods with an emphasis on presentation and instructional techniques.
Athena Title:PROSEMINAR IN EH
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 6010
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EPID(EHSC) 8070. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Course
Description:
Advanced concepts in epidemiology with a focus on environmental and occupational epidemiology. Areas of emphasis will include exposure assessment, observational and experimental study designs, data interpretation, major environmental exposure groups (e.g., air, water, pesticides, metals, noise, others), case studies, and real-world practical applications.
Athena Title:ENV OCC EPI
Prerequisite:EHSC 4070/6070 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8100. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Current Topics in Environmental Health Science
Course
Description:
Public health, industrial hygiene, environmental protection, hazardous waste management, and environmental/occupational toxicology.
Athena Title:TOPICS ENVIRON HLTH
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Chemical and Microbial Risk Assessment
Course
Description:
Examination of fundamental elements of risk assessment, chemicals, and microorganism assessments, and assessment use by federal agencies. Risk assessments conducted and used by international groups will be compared and evaluated. Includes a combination of lecture, case studies, critical discussions of primary literature, and a group risk assessment project.
Athena Title:FUND RISK ASSESS
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 7510 or EHSC 8510-8510L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(AAEC) 8120. 2 hours.
Course Title:Roles and Responsibilities of Environmental Policy Makers
Course
Description:
Roles of science, engineering, law, journalism, economics, grass roots activism, and the legislative and regulatory process in the development of environmental policy.
Athena Title:ENVIRON POLICY
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8150. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 2 hours credit.
Course Title:Environmental Health Seminar
Course
Description:
Selected topics in environmental health.
Athena Title:ENVIR HLTH SEMINAR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8210. 3 hours.
Course Title:Cancer Etiology and Prevention
Course
Description:
Cancer is the leading cause of mortality in the world and fully understanding cancer's etiology is essential for public health professionals. This course covers etiological risk factors and preventive strategies of major human cancers, and will explore environmental causes, carcinogenesis, and prevention of human cancers.
Athena Title:CANCER ETIOL PREV
Prerequisite:EHSC 7060 or EPID 7010 or PHRM(VPHY) 6910 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8220-8220L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Predictive Toxicology Using Mathematical Models
Course
Description:
This modeling course is designed for life science graduate students with an interest in quantitative toxicology. Biologically based models founded on fundamentals of chemistry, biochemistry and physiology such as physiologically based pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PBPK/PD) models are discussed in mammalian species. PBPK models are dosimetry models that describe the uptake, distribution, metabolism, and elimination of chemicals in the body and when combined with toxic responses, predict toxicity.
Athena Title:PBPK MODELS
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(EPID) 8250. 3 hours.
Course Title:Biomarkers: Public Health, Clinical, and Environmental Toxicology Applications
Course
Description:
Biomarkers in clinical practice, and in public and environmental health. Biomarkers of disease, exposure to chemicals or pathogens, and adverse insults on humans play an important role in Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, and Toxicology.
Athena Title:BIOMARKERS
Prerequisite:EPID 7010 or EHSC 7060 or EHSC 4490/6490
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8310. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Aquatic Microbiology, Health, and the Environment
Course
Description:
Special topics related to public health, water quality, and environmental microbiology will be covered by a combination of lecture, student-driven seminars, and critical discussions of primary literature. Topics will vary by semester and may include oceans and human health, methods in environmental microbiology, and wastewater microbiology.
Athena Title:AQUATIC MICRO HEALT
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(EHSC)(ECOL)(ENTO)(VPHY)(PHRM) 8350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fundamentals of Ecotoxicology
Course
Description:
An introduction to the toxic effects of contaminants on non- human organisms, types of contaminants impacting ecosystems, fate and transport of contaminants in the environment, effects of contaminants at various levels of biological organization ranging from biochemical reactions in the cell to ecosystem function, and ecological risk assessment.
Athena Title:FUND ECOTOX
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FISH(EHSC)(ECOL)(ENTO)(VPHY)(PHRM) 8350 or ENTO(EHSC) 4060/6060
Prerequisite:BIOL 1108-1108L and CHEM 2211
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8400. 3 hours.
Course Title:Occupational and Environmental Diseases
Course
Description:
Provides an understanding of the current state of occupational and environmental diseases in the United States for occupational health and safety practitioners, toxicologists, and other public health students. A basic understanding of toxicology, human physiology, and anatomy is recommended for the course.
Athena Title:OCC & ENV DISEASES
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 7400
Prerequisite:EHSC 4490/6490 or PHRM(VPHY) 6910 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(MARS) 8410. 3 hours.
Course Title:Oceans and Human Health
Course
Description:
Oceans and the marine environment are increasingly recognized for their role in the health of the human population, both as a source of disease and source of new bioactive (medicinal) agents. Exploration of this emerging field with a combination of lecture, student-driven seminars, and critical discussions of primary literature.
Athena Title:OCEAN HUMAN HEALTH
Prerequisite:MARS(MIBO) 4620/6620-4620L/6620L or EHSC(FDST)(MIBO) 4310/6310-4310L/6310L or MARS 8010 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8450. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Genome Technologies
Course
Description:
The development and use of new high throughput molecular genetic tools. Provides detailed insight for applications, acquisition of instrumentation, and use of genomic assays. Intended to provide relevant training for students that will establish laboratories and make use of genomic information.
Athena Title:GEN TECH
Prerequisite:[(BIOL 1103 and BIOL 1103L) or (BIOL 1104 and BIOL 1104L) or BIOL 1107-1107L or BIOL 1108-1108L)] and [GENE(BIOL) 3200 or EHSC 4700/6700] or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8460-8460L. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit. 1-3 hours lecture and 1-3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Environmental Genomics
Course
Description:
Covers the background and use of new high throughput genomic tools for environmental studies. Content and credits will vary depending on subjects covered, which are modified to meet the needs of enrolled students.
Athena Title:Environmental Genomics
Nontraditional Format:In general, one-credit-hour modules of integrated lecture + discussion + lab will be offered. These may occur during traditional class meeting times or may be presented in a time- compressed workshop format. The number of credit hours will conform to UGA policies for lecture/discussion/lab contact hours.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8510-8510L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Environmental Risk Assessment and Communication
Course
Description:
Assessment of risks related to environmental exposures; government agency definition and conduct of risk assessments; public communication of environmental exposure risks.
Athena Title:ENV RISK ASST/COM
Prerequisite:EHSC 4490/6490 or PHRM(VPHY) 6910 or PHRM(VPHY)(POUL)(EHSC) 8930 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(EPID) 8540-8540L. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Microbial Quantitative Risk Assessment
Course
Description:
Presentation of the framework for stochastic microbial quantitative risk assessment (QRA) to evaluate threats to human or animal health resulting from exposure to contaminated food, water, or air. The use of simulation software in QRA modeling will be introduced. Food and Drug Administration QRA's will be covered as examples.
Athena Title:MICRO RISK ASST
Pre or Corequisite:Any one of the following: BIOS 2010-2010L or BIOS 7010 or MATH 2500 or STAT 2000 or STAT 2100H or STAT 6210 or STAT 6310 or STAT 6810 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8550. 3 hours.
Course Title:Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology
Course
Description:
Topics will include developmental and reproductive processes; how chemical, biological, or physical agents disrupt normal processes; experimental approaches to evaluating suspected teratogens; and mechanisms for how exposure to agents results in reproductive or developmental abnormalities. Class will include a combination of lecture, case studies, and critical discussions of primary literature.
Athena Title:DEVELOP REPROD TOX
Prerequisite:PHRM(VPHY) 6910 or EHSC 4490/6490 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC(ECOL)(FISH)(WASR) 8610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Aquatic Toxicology
Course
Description:
Toxicological effects of aquatic pollution focusing on fate and transport of xenobiotics; xenobiotic accumulation, dynamics, and toxicity in aquatic organisms; the analysis and modeling of the effects of aquatic pollution on organisms; and the determination of related risks to aquatic ecosystems and human populations.
Athena Title:AQUATIC TOXICOLOGY
Prerequisite:FISH(EHSC) 4600/6600
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every odd-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:FISH(EHSC) 8630-8630L. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Quantitative Ecological Toxicology
Course
Description:
Principles and quantitative methods for the analysis of ecotoxicological data.
Athena Title:QUANT ECOTOXICOLOGY
Prerequisite:(ECOL(BIOL) 3500-3500L or (FANR 3200 and FANR 3200L) and (STAT 4220 or STAT 6220)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8650. 4 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Advanced Environmental Chemistry
Course
Description:
Advanced chemistry of chemical processes in environment, health effects of important environmental chemicals, and latest methods and advanced instrumentation for environmental analysis and research.
Athena Title:Advanced Environmental Chem
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8710. 3 hours.
Course Title:Issues in Biosafety and Biosecurity
Course
Description:
Legal and technical aspects of biosafety and biosecurity as applied to emerging infections, bioterrorism, bioengineering, and laboratory or environmental situations involving humans, plants, or animals. Specific prevention strategies and techniques for containment, decontamination, and disposal, designed to prevent or minimize occupational or environmental risk, will be presented.
Athena Title:ISSUES IN BIOSAFETY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in EHSC 7070
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 8800. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Problems in Environmental Health Science
Course
Description:
Research or intensive study in a specialized area of environmental health under the direction of a faculty member.
Athena Title:SPECIAL PROBLEMS
Nontraditional Format:Research in an area of interest under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:PHRM(VPHY)(POUL)(EHSC) 8930. 3 hours.
Course Title:Chemical Toxicology
Course
Description:
Chemical contamination of air, water, and food by major agricultural and industrial chemicals. Emphasis will be placed on sources of contamination, fate of chemicals in the environment, target species, health effects, chemical analyses, and contamination control.
Athena Title:CHEMICAL TOXICOLOGY
Prerequisite:PHRM(VPHY) 6910 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EHSC 9000. 1-18 hours. Repeatable for maximum 366 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of faculty members.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EHSC 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's approved program of study.
Athena Title:DOC GRAD STU SEM
Nontraditional Format:Seminar.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EHSC 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of a major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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