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Spring 2019 Update 
Spring 2019 Update [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Studies: The Global Human Environment Concentration, Specialization in Environment and Health, M.S.

NY State Program Code: 23534
HEGIS Code: 0420.00
CIP Code: 03.0103

(33 credits)

The Global Human Environment

The global human environment concentration studies the complex biological and cultural interactions of human populations through time with their varied environmental and geographic contexts. This subject is the focus of the subfields of evolution, ecology, anthropology, epidemiology, and forensics. These courses accentuate the dynamic interactions of these factors and their resulting effects on the intricate natural cycles of the biosphere, and methods of health risk assessment.

Take 33 credits total from the following, including either the required ENV 791 or ENV 799:

Global Human Environment: Specialization in Environment and Health

Environmental health is a recently defined area of study that includes diverse fields such as toxicology and ecotoxicology, disease ecology, and epidemiology. Courses related to environment and health can be selected by the student in consultation with the department.