Natural Disasters, PUBHLTH 90
Natural disasters are natural processes that adversely affect humans. By examining these processes students develop a basic understanding of Earth's physical environment. Topics include: tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, severe weather, flooding, climate change, mass extinctions and impacts with space objects.
Fall Quarter 2017
Instruction start date: September 28, 2017
Instruction end date: December 8, 2017
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.
Course Equivalence: UCD GEL 017 Earthquakes and Other Earth Hazards
General Education: II – Science and Technology
Course Equivalence: Course Co-Instructed with UCR - GEO 004V
UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Phy Sci GE, no lab
General Education: SSHA Natural Science GE without lab, if combined (see your adviser)
Units toward degree (see your adviser)
General Education: A. California Concentration
Major Preparation: Geoscience Education
Course Equivalence: Co-Instructed with UCR - GEO 004V
UC San Diego:
General Education: TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major
UC San Francisco:
UC Santa Barbara:
Course Equivalence: Likely equivalent to: Earth 20 after petition
UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: SI
Course Meeting Requirements
Access to a computer with a stable internet connection (preferably wired), headset, and required course textbook. Online exams also require a computer camera for proctoring.
Students may need to pay for online proctoring during exams ($15-30 per exam).
Additional Course Information
Exams will be offered F2F at home campus (UC, Riverside or UC, Irvine depending on academic term) or online (with proctoring fee). Cross campus and non-UC students may need to pay for online proctoring during exams ($15-30 per exam).
Lisa Grant Ludwig
Instructor of Term
Lisa Grant Ludwig