Course Description

Climate Change and Disaster Management, PUBHLTH 172

Examines the social, economic, environmental, and health impacts of anthropogenic climate change through engaged learning that integrates practice and theory.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, Public Health

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Major Requirement: Environmental and Global Health Sciences upper-division topic area course for Public Health Sciences majors

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward upper division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Prerequisites

"Introduction to Global Health" is recommended as the first course taken by students in a series of online courses being developed collaboratively by the UCGHI to transform undergraduate education in global health across all the UC System campuses.

Course Creator

Miryha Runnerstrom
I am an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Program of Public Health at the University of California, Irvine. I teach courses on principles of public health (PH1), case studies in public health (PH2), writing for public health (PH195W), environmental quality and health (PH60), health and global environmental change (PH173), and public health and wellness (PH150). I also teach the public health honors thesis course (PH H192). My research interests include behavioral and environmental influences on health and well-being, as well as how rapid global environmental changes are affecting the health of the world's populations. I am an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Program of Public Health at the University of California, Irvine. I teach courses on principles of public health (PH1), case studies in public health (PH2), writing for public health (PH195W), environmental quality and health (PH60), health and global environmental change (PH173), and public health and wellness (PH150). I also teach the public ...

I am an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Program of Public Health at the University of California, Irvine. I teach courses on principles of public health (PH1), case studies in public health (PH2), writing for public health (PH195W), environmental quality and health (PH60), health and global environmental change (PH173), and public health and wellness (PH150). I also teach the public health honors thesis course (PH H192). My research interests include behavioral and environmental influences on health and well-being, as well as how rapid global environmental changes are affecting the health of the world's populations.

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