Course Description

Climate Change and Disaster Management, PUBHLTH 172

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

Key Information

Spring Quarter 2019
Instruction start date: April 1, 2019
Instruction end date: June 7, 2019
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 Davis:
Unit Credit



UC Berkeley:
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:
General Education: PE-E

Section Information

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  • Sunday, 8:00pm - 8:50pm
  • Monday, 10:00am - 10:50am
  • Monday, 2:00pm - 2:50pm
  • Monday, 8:00pm - 8:50pm
  • Tuesday, 11:00am - 11:50am

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 Meeting Requirements

Choose 1: Discussion 1: Sunday - 8:00-8:50 PM Discussion 2: Monday - 10:00-10:50 AM Discussion 3: Monday - 2:00-2:50 PM Discussion 4: Monday - 8:00-8:50 PM Discussion 5: Tuesday - 11:00-11:50 AM Students must enroll in and attend one weekly virtual discussion section for this course at the times listed above.

Additional Course Information

Exam Info

Weekly quizzes will be online via Canvas.

Course Creator

Miryha Runnerstrom
I am an Associate Professor of Teaching in the Program of Public Health at the University of California, Irvine. I teach courses on 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 Associate Professor of Teaching in the Program of Public Health at the University of California, Irvine. I teach courses on 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 ...

I am an Associate Professor of Teaching in the Program of Public Health at the University of California, Irvine. I teach courses on 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.

Instructor of Term

Miryha Runnerstrom
miryha@uci.edu

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