Concentration Specific Competencies

Competencies Addressed by Concentration Specific Coursework

CS1. Evaluate the activity and impact of biological, chemical and physical hazards on the human body, including the role of genetic factors, pathways and routes of exposure, fate within the body and adverse health effects. (PMY 626/627 Toxicology Principles and Practice, Toxicology at Target Organs)
CS2. Describe and apply a systematic approach in the investigation of the relationships between environmental agents and adverse health outcomes. (EEH 551 Advanced Environmental Health Sciences)
CS3. Interpret and read critically scientific literature in the environmental health sciences, including epidemiology, toxicology and relevant topics in biology, chemistry and medicine. (EEH 551 Advanced Environmental Health SciencesPMY 626/627 Toxicology Principles and Practice, Toxicology at Target Organs)
CS4. Identify and apply appropriate, state of the art approaches for the analysis of specific environmental health problems in national or global levels, including magnitude and distribution of exposures and adverse health outcomes, the role of contributing biological, psychological, sociocultural, economic and political factors as appropriate, and development and testing of hypotheses to link environmental hazards with adverse health outcomes. (EEH 551 Advanced Environmental Health SciencesPMY 626/627 Toxicology Principles and Practice, Toxicology at Target Organs)
CS5. Apply synthesized information to critique federal and state regulatory programs and guidelines that regulate environmental-occupational health issues (EEH 551 Advanced Environmental Health SciencesPMY 626/627 Toxicology Principles and Practice, Toxicology at Target Organs)