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- Certificate in Occupational Health
- Certificate in Public Health & Emergency Response
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|PUBH 5020||Occupational Health Science, Regulations and Management||(3 cr)|
Scientific, regulatory and management principles applicable to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation and control of physical, chemical, and biological agents and ergonomic and psychological factors associated with illnesses in occupational environments.
|PUBH 5060||Occupational Safety Science, Regulations and Management||(3 cr)|
Scientific, regulatory and management principles applicable to anticipation, identification, investigation and control of mechanical hazards, unsafe work practices, and ergonomic and behavioral factors associated with accidents and injuries in occupational environments.
|PUBH 5160||Environmental Health Science, Regulations and Management||(3 cr)|
Scientific, regulatory and management principles applicable to human disease associated with food, water, air and soil contamination. Focus on biology and chemistry of contamination and transformation; exposure monitoring; and contaminant control.
|PUBH 5260||Hazardous Materials and Emergency Response||(3 cr)|
Scientific, regulatory and managerial principles applicable to characteristics, exposure control, storage, transport and disposal of chemical, biological and radiological agents; accidental and intentional (terrorism) disaster preparedness and emergency response; and, personal protective equipment and site assessment/monitoring.
|PUBH 5310||Chemical Agent Toxicity, Evaluation and Control||(3 cr)|
Offered: Fall Semester
Scientific principles and practices applicable to the toxicology, evaluation, and control of chemical agents associated with human diseases resulting from various environmental exposures. Content includes normal/abnormal human physiology, exposure assessment, and exposure control.
|PUBH 5410||Air Contaminant Modeling, Ventilation and Respiratory Protection||(3 cr)|
Qualitative and quantitative aspects of air contaminant modeling, local and general ventilation, and respiratory protection for controlling human exposures to hazardous chemical, biological and radiological agents.
|PUBH 5520||Biological Agents - Pathogenicity, Evaluation and Control||(3 cr)|
Scientific principles and practices applicable to the pathogenicity, evaluation, and control of microbiological agents, parasitic agents, and some biological vectors associated with human diseases resulting from various environmental exposures. Content includes normal/abnormal human physiology relative to exposure, exposure assessment, and exposure control.
|PUBH 5620||Physical Agents - Effects, Evaluation and Control||(3 cr)|
Scientific principles and practices applicable to the potential effects, evaluation, and control of physical agents associated with human diseases resulting from various environmental exposures. Agents include ionizing and nonionizing radiation, noise and vibration, and temperature and pressure extremes. Content includes normal/abnormal physiology, exposure assessment, and exposure control.
|PUBH 5700||Risk Assessment, Management and Communication||(3 cr)|
Scientific and mathematical principles of quantitative human health risk assessment including hazard identification, dose-response assessment, human exposure assessment, and risk characterization. Emphasis on practice of risk assessment, management and communication relative to public, environmental, and occupational health and safety.
|PUBH 6000||Biostatistics||(3 cr)|
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
An introduction to descriptive statistics including measurement of central tendency, dispersion, relative position, correlation, and regression. Inferential statistical theory, selected nonparametric methods, and application of computers and also occupational exposure assessment will be discussed.
|PUBH 6010||Epidemiology||(3 cr)|
|Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters||Prerequisite: College statistics|
|PUBH 6730||Research in Occupational Health||(1-3 cr)|
Students will participate in selected ongoing research programs of members of the faculty. May be repeated for credit.
|PUBH 6890||Independent Study in Occupational Health||(1-3 cr)|
The student and instructor will agree on a program of study that will enable the student to achieve specific learning objectives. May be repeated for credit.
|PUBH 6960||Internship in Occupational Health||(3 cr)|
|Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Semester||Prerequisite: Completion of 24 scr. MSOH courses or consent of major advisor|
|PUBH 6970||Project in Occupational Health||(4 cr.)|
|Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer||Prerequisite: Completion of 12 semester credit hours or consent of advisory committee|
|PUBH 6990||Thesis Research||(4 cr)|
|Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer Terms||Prerequisite: Completion of 12 semester credit hours or consent of advisory committee|