Course Description

Global Population, Health, and Environment, VME 057V

Students critically examine multi-scale processes involving human, animal, and ecosystem health. Online team and independent work engage local and global topics around population pressures on environments and environmental pressures on populations.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Davis, VME

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UC Berkeley:
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UC Davis:
General Education: I (Oral Literacy) , IV (Scientific Literacy)

UC Irvine:
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UC Los Angeles:
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UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your advisor)

UC Riverside:
Course Equivalence: ENSC 1 - Intro to Environmental Science: Natural Resources

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

UC San Francisco:
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UC Santa Barbara:
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UC Santa Cruz:
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Course Creator

Woutrina Smith
Dr. Smith's research program uses One Health approaches to investigate the epidemiology and transmission dynamics of zoonotic pathogens locally in California as well as internationally at multiple project sites in Africa and Asia. As a molecular epidemiologist working at the interfaces of humans, animals, and their shared environments, waterborne fecal pathogens as well as milk- and airborne transmitted zoonotic agents are of particular interest when considering individual and population health issues. Dr. Smith's research program uses One Health approaches to investigate the epidemiology and transmission dynamics of zoonotic pathogens locally in California as well as internationally at multiple project sites in Africa and Asia. As a molecular epidemiologist working at the interfaces of humans, animals, and their shared environments, waterborne fecal pathogens as well as milk- and ...

Dr. Smith's research program uses One Health approaches to investigate the epidemiology and transmission dynamics of zoonotic pathogens locally in California as well as internationally at multiple project sites in Africa and Asia. As a molecular epidemiologist working at the interfaces of humans, animals, and their shared environments, waterborne fecal pathogens as well as milk- and airborne transmitted zoonotic agents are of particular interest when considering individual and population health issues.

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