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SCI 296H Topics in Science: Introduction to the Science of Air Pollution

Course Description:This course is an introduction to air quality science, including current topics in the news involving public exposure to air toxics, adverse health effects particularly affecting the very young and old, industrial emissions, proposed regulations to combat these environmental problems, and climate change and greenhouse gases. Topics cover what are air pollutants, their regulation and control, how the public is exposed to them, public health and other effects, and what can be done to reduce such effects.
Course Rotation:PLV:Spring

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

ENV 222 Min Grade D or CHE 101 Min Grade D or CHE 110 Min Grade D or CHE 111 Min Grade D