Planetary Health, Spring 2021 Course

Planetary Health, Spring 2021 Course

Description 

Human beings are profoundly altering the natural systems of the planet, resulting in a variety of unintended population health consequences. This course explores several of the mechanisms by which humans are influencing the physical, chemical, and ecological conditions on the planet, and some of the potential consequences of those ongoing changes in systems for human societies. Although all topics presented in this course are intersectional, the impacts can be broadly grouped into planetary health impacts of ecosystem changes (“biosphere”), and planetary health impacts of geological and atmospheric changes (“geosphere”). Successful completion of this course will refine skills in systems thinking and regard for planetary challenges.

Prerequisites: EH520, EH582 or permission of instructor

 

Course Information

  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Time and Format: Fridays 10:15 – 12:10 PM, Online Course
  • Click here to view the course syllabus!


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