Concentration Specific Competencies

Competencies Addressed by Concentration Specific Coursework

CS1. Describe 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. Integrate the above to analyze environmental health problems in specific population groups, 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.

Communicate results of scientific analysis of environmental health problems to appropriate organizations and stakeholders, including the public, legislative bodies, government agencies, industry, advocacy organizations and academia, to inform development and implementation of strategies for preventing and controlling those problems. (EEH 551 Advanced Environmental Health SciencesPMY 626/627 Toxicology Principles and Practice, Toxicology at Target Organs), field placement and integrative project)