• 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 89HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • 100. Introduction to Environmental Health

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Preparation: one course each in chemistry and biology. Introduction to environmental health, including coverage of sanitary principles and chronic and acute health effects of environmental contaminants. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 101. Fundamentals of Chemistry in Environmental Health

    Units: 2

    Seminar, one hour; discussion, one hour. Designed for undergraduate students in Public Health minor or master's and doctoral students in Fielding School of Public Health. Ideal for students who feel that their background in chemistry is not strong enough and are planning to take course 100, C200A, C200B, or 200C or are concurrently enrolled in one of those courses. Interactive seminar with focus on critical concepts in chemistry that students need for core environmental health sciences courses. P/NP, S/U, or letter grading.

  • C125. Atmospheric Transport and Transformations of Airborne Chemicals

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Preparation: one year of calculus, one course each in physics, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry. Designed for science, engineering, and public health students. Role of regional or long-range transport, and atmospheric lifetimes and fates of airborne chemicals in phenomena such as photochemical smog, acid deposition, stratospheric ozone depletion, accumulation of greenhouse gases, and regional and global distribution of volatile toxic compounds. Concurrently scheduled with course C225. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C135. Environmental Policy for Science and Engineering

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Limited to senior undergraduate and graduate students. Examination of theoretical underpinnings of several major types of regulatory policy, as well as practical issues involved in implementing and enforcing each. Exploration of selection and impact of regulatory forms from variety of disciplines and viewpoints. Focus on traditional command and control regulation (including self-executing performance standards and permitting), market-based regulation (such as emissions trading), remediation, and emerging regulatory approaches such as management-based regulation and alternatives assessment. Issues of compliance and enforcement. Concurrently scheduled with course C235. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C140. Fundamentals of Toxicology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Preparation: one course each in biology, organic chemistry, and biochemistry. Essential aspects of toxicology, with emphasis on human species. Absorption, distribution, excretion, biotransformation, as well as basic toxicologic processes and organ systems. Concurrently scheduled with course C240. Letter grading.

  • C152D. Properties and Measurement of Airborne Particles

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Preparation: one year each of chemistry, physics, and calculus. Basic theory and application of aerosol science to environmental health, including properties, behavior, sampling, and measurement of aerosols and quantitative problems. Concurrently scheduled with course C252D. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C157. Risk Assessment and Standard Setting

    Units: 4

    Seminar, four hours. Requisites: course C140, Epidemiology 100. Designed to provide students with opportunity to review scientific basis for association of selected occupational and environmental exposures with disease. Special emphasis on critical evaluations of literature. Attention specifically to interface of science and regulatory standards. Concurrently scheduled with course C257. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C164. Fate and Transport of Organic Chemicals in Aquatic Environment

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Recommended requisites: Chemistry 14A and 14B, or 20A and 20B. Evaluation of how and where and in what form and concentration organic pollutants are distributed in aquatic environments. Study of mass transport mechanisms moving organic chemicals between phases, biological degradation and accumulation, and chemical reactions. Effect of humic substances on these processes. Concurrently scheduled with course C264. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M166. Environmental Microbiology

    Units: 4

    (Same as Civil Engineering M166.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, two hours; outside study, six hours. Recommended requisite: Civil Engineering 153. Microbial cell and its metabolic capabilities, microbial genetics and its potentials, growth of microbes and kinetics of growth, microbial ecology and diversity, microbiology of wastewater treatment, probing of microbes, public health microbiology, pathogen control. Letter grading.

  • M166L. Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology Laboratory

    Units: 1

    (Same as Civil Engineering M166L.) Laboratory, two hours; outside study, two hours. Corequisite: course M166. General laboratory practice within environmental microbiology, sampling of environmental samples, classical and modern molecular techniques for enumeration of microbes from environmental samples, techniques for determination of microbial activity in environmental samples, laboratory setups for studying environmental biotechnology. Letter grading.

  • C185A. Foundations of Environmental Health Sciences

    Units: 6

    Lecture, six hours. Preparation: one year of undergraduate biology and chemistry. Introduction to field of environmental health sciences designed for students pursuing M.S. degrees. Examination of series of topics relevant to science of environmental health (e.g., population, agriculture/food, microbiology, energy, climate change, water, waste, air) by introducing scientific basis from ecological perspective and describing how topics relate to health on biochemical and molecular basis. Emphasis on scientific aspects of field, with focus on critique of primary literature and quantitative approaches for examination of topics to provide skills that are critical to perform research. Concurrently scheduled with course C200A. Letter grading.

  • C185B. Foundations of Environmental Health Sciences for Public Health Professionals

    Units: 6

    Lecture, six hours. Preparation: one year of undergraduate biology and chemistry. Introduction to field of environmental health sciences designed for students pursuing M.P.H. degree in Environmental Health Sciences. Examination of series of topics that cover scientific principles of field, as well as translation of science to environmental health practice. Topics include physical, chemical, and biological hazards, as well as risk assessment and communication. Acquisition of skills important for public health professionals, such as application of scientific information to real-world problems and ability to communicate effectively with different stakeholders. Concurrently scheduled with course C200B. Letter grading.

  • C185C. Foundations of Environmental Health Sciences

    Units: 6

    Lecture, four hours; group project, two hours. Enforced requisite: course C185A or C185B. Multidisciplinary aspects of environmental health sciences in context of public health for environmental health majors. Concurrently scheduled with course C200C. Letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 189HC. Honors Contracts

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to upper division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

  • 197. Individual Studies in Environmental Health Sciences

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, four hours. Limited to juniors/seniors. Individual intensive study, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Assigned reading and tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter required. May be repeated for credit. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C200A. Foundations of Environmental Health Sciences

    Units: 6

    Lecture, six hours. Preparation: one year of undergraduate biology and chemistry. Introduction to field of environmental health sciences designed for students pursuing M.S. degrees. Examination of series of topics relevant to science of environmental health (e.g., population, agriculture/food, microbiology, energy, climate change, water, waste, air) by introducing scientific basis from ecological perspective and describing how topics relate to health on biochemical and molecular basis. Emphasis on scientific aspects of field, with focus on critique of primary literature and quantitative approaches for examination of topics to provide skills that are critical to perform research. Concurrently scheduled with course C185A. Letter grading.

  • C200B. Foundations of Environmental Health Sciences for Public Health Professionals

    Units: 6

    Lecture, six hours. Preparation: one year of undergraduate biology and chemistry. Introduction to field of environmental health sciences designed for students pursuing M.P.H. degree in Environmental Health Sciences. Examination of series of topics that cover scientific principles of field, as well as translation of science to environmental health practice. Topics include physical, chemical, and biological hazards, as well as risk assessment and communication. Acquisition of skills important for public health professionals, such as application of scientific information to real-world problems and ability to communicate effectively with different stakeholders. Concurrently scheduled with course C185B. Letter grading.

  • C200C. Foundations of Environmental Health Sciences

    Units: 6

    Lecture, four hours; group project, two hours. Enforced requisite: course C200A or C200B. Multidisciplinary aspects of environmental health sciences in context of public health for environmental health majors. Concurrently scheduled with course C185C. Letter grading.

  • 200D. Policy Analysis for Environmental Health Science

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; discussion, two hours. Designed for second-year Environmental Health Sciences MS and MPH students. Practice-focused synthesization and application of content from prior courses to analyze current environmental health policy issues. Students learn fundamentals of environmental health law, regulatory frameworks, communication strategies, approaches for working with community-based organizations, and policy analysis methods. Focus on environmental and occupational health and policy aspects of single case study. S/U or letter grading.

  • 201. Seminar: Health Effects of Environmental Contaminants

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Requisites: courses C200A or C200B and C200C. Emphasis on health effects of air, water, environmental pollutants on man and review of research literature. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 202. Seminar: Environmental Chemistry

    Units: 2

    Seminar, one hour. Requisites: courses C200A, C200B, 410A, 410B. Environmental chemistry aspects of environmental health sciences through multimedia analyses and biological and microbiological analyses. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • 203. Seminar: Ecotoxicology

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Discussion of various topics in ecotoxicology. Topics vary from term to term and include aspects of environmental chemistry, toxicology, and ecology. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 204. Seminar: Exposure Assessment

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Discussion of various topics in exposure assessment. Topics vary by term and include aspects of population activity, microenvironments, types of monitoring (outdoor, indoor, personal, biomarkers), and multimedia sources of exposure. S/U grading.

  • 205. Environmental Health Sciences Doctoral Seminar

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Limited to environmental health sciences doctoral students. Presentation of current research of environmental health sciences doctoral students. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 206. Seminar: Applied Coastal Ecology

    Units: 2

    Seminar. two hours. Discussion of various topics in applied coastal ecology. Topics vary by term and include wetland ecology, restoration ecology, and ecology and management of coastal watersheds. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 207. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Introduction to geographic information systems (GIS), including use of GIS software, mapping, geocoding, and data analysis. S/U or letter grading.

  • 208. Built Environment and Health

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Limited to public health and urban planning graduate students. Interdisciplinary course on built environment and health and breaking down silos. U.S. and other developed, as well as developing, countries are facing increasingly lethal and costly epidemics of acute and chronic diseases related to land use and built environment decisions. While hazards presented by air and water pollution are well recognized for acute, infectious, and toxicological illnesses, there is increasing recognition of hazards presented by building and community designs that fail to recognize human health. Land use and built environment decisions impact every age group and social and racial minority. Impacts range from very acute (motor vehicle trauma) to long term (obesity, cancer, heart disease). Decisions have as their bases economic, financial, insurance, housing, and other factors. Analysis of each factor and related disease endpoints. S/U or letter grading.

  • 209. Practical Applications in Environmental Health Sciences

    Units: 2

    Lecture, two hours. Enforced requisites: courses C200A, C200B. Description of many leading environmental and occupational health problems that environmental health practitioners face today, conducted as series of lectures, assignments, hands-on field exercises, and group projects, to help students develop skills necessary to integrate concepts across disciplines in field of environmental health. May satisfy some requirements needed to qualify for Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) certification. S/U or letter grading.

  • M211. Epidemiologic Methods in Violent Injury

    Units: 4

    (Same as Epidemiology M252.) Lecture, four hours. Requisites: Epidemiology 200A, 200B, and 200C (or 100). Description and critical evaluation of epidemiologic methods in approaches to understanding incidence risk factors and prevention strategies of violence and violence-related injury. Letter grading.

  • 212. Applied Ecology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Preparation: one ecology course. Application of ecological theory and principles to solve environmental problems, including conservation biology, assessment of environmental impacts, and restoration ecology and mitigation of environmental impacts. Letter grading.

  • 213. Seminar: Practical Aspects of Biosafety and Biosecurity

    Units: 2

    Seminar/discussion, two hours. Preparation: one year of introductory biology. Recommended requisite: Microbiology 101 or 102. Designed for environmental health sciences graduate students and students in UCLA Biosafety Training Program. Interactive seminar with focus on critical concepts in and practical aspects of biosafety, biosecurity, risk assessment, and risk management that are needed for individuals wishing to serve as interns in UCLA biosafety program and/or become biosafety professionals. S/U or letter grading.

  • 214. Children's Environmental Health: Prenatal and Postnatal

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Preparation: one year each of chemistry and biology. Examination of how environmental exposures to chemical, physical, and biological agents during period of maturation (from fertilization to adulthood) cause pathophysiological perturbations in homeostasis at any stage during life. Letter grading.

  • 215. Fundamentals of Health Impact Assessment

    Units: 4

    Seminar, four hours. Provides students with sound understanding of health impact assessment (HIA) practice, its rationale and underlying principles, and opportunities to develop and apply HIA skills in work with public agencies and community-based organizations. Focus on problem solving around case-study HIAs and student experiences working on HIA-related projects. S/U or letter grading.

  • C225. Atmospheric Transport and Transformations of Airborne Chemicals

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Preparation: one year of calculus, one course each in physics, organic chemistry, and physical chemistry. Designed for science, engineering, and public health students. Role of regional or long-range transport, and atmospheric lifetimes and fates of airborne chemicals in phenomena such as photochemical smog, acid deposition, stratospheric ozone depletion, accumulation of greenhouse gases, and regional and global distribution of volatile toxic compounds. Concurrently scheduled with course C125. S/U or letter grading.

  • M229. Epidemiology of Foodborne Illnesses

    Units: 4

    (Same as Epidemiology M229.) Lecture, four hours. Requisites: Biostatistics 100A, Epidemiology 200A, 200B, and 200C (or 100). Food poisoning is significant cause of morbidity and mortality in both developing and developed world. Examination of etiologic agents of food poisoning and factors specific to foods that allow them to become agents of disease transmission. S/U or letter grading.

  • 230A. Interdisciplinary Occupational Health Practice

    Units: 2

    Seminar, one hour; fieldwork, one hour. Multidisciplinary nature of occupational health practice featured and explored in these varied-activity courses, including material related to recognition, prevention, surveillance, and management of work-related health problems that occupational health and safety researchers and professionals encounter in various work environments. Lectures, seminars, field exercises, workshops, clinical case conferences, and group assignments combined to help students develop skills necessary to integrate and communicate relevant approaches to occupational hazard detection and control, work-related injury and illness surveillance, and disease and disability prevention from different disciplines in field of occupational health and safety. S/U grading.

  • 230B. Interdisciplinary Occupational Health Practice

    Units: 2

    Seminar, one hour; fieldwork, one hour. Multidisciplinary nature of occupational health practice featured and explored in these varied-activity courses, including material related to recognition, prevention, surveillance, and management of work-related health problems that occupational health and safety researchers and professionals encounter in various work environments. Lectures, seminars, field exercises, workshops, clinical case conferences, and group assignments combined to help students develop skills necessary to integrate and communicate relevant approaches to occupational hazard detection and control, work-related injury and illness surveillance, and disease and disability prevention from different disciplines in field of occupational health and safety. S/U grading.

  • 230C. Interdisciplinary Occupational Health Practice

    Units: 2

    Seminar, one hour; fieldwork, one hour. Multidisciplinary nature of occupational health practice featured and explored in these varied-activity courses, including material related to recognition, prevention, surveillance, and management of work-related health problems that occupational health and safety researchers and professionals encounter in various work environments. Lectures, seminars, field exercises, workshops, clinical case conferences, and group assignments combined to help students develop skills necessary to integrate and communicate relevant approaches to occupational hazard detection and control, work-related injury and illness surveillance, and disease and disability prevention from different disciplines in field of occupational health and safety. S/U grading.

  • C235. Environmental Policy for Science and Engineering

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Limited to senior undergraduate and graduate students. Examination of theoretical underpinnings of several major types of regulatory policy, as well as practical issues involved in implementing and enforcing each. Exploration of selection and impact of regulatory forms from variety of disciplines and viewpoints. Focus on traditional command and control regulation (including self-executing performance standards and permitting), market-based regulation (such as emissions trading), remediation, and emerging regulatory approaches such as management-based regulation and alternatives assessment. Issues of compliance and enforcement. Concurrently scheduled with course C135. Letter grading.

  • C240. Fundamentals of Toxicology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Preparation: one course each in biology, organic chemistry, and biochemistry. Essential aspects of toxicology, with emphasis on human species. Absorption, distribution, excretion, biotransformation, as well as basic toxicologic processes and organ systems. Concurrently scheduled with course C140. Letter grading.

  • M241. Advanced Concepts in Gene-Environment Interactions

    Units: 4

    (Same as Molecular Toxicology M247.) Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Comprehensive and practical examination of emerging science of gene-environment interaction. Discussion of primary components of field, including role of metabolic pathways in modifying environmental responses and importance of environmental influences in human disease. Exploration of selected hot topics infield, such as importance of epigenetics and of microbiome. S/U or letter grading.

  • M242. Toxicodynamics

    Units: 2

    (Same as Molecular Toxicology M242.) Lecture, one hour; discussion, one hour. Preparation: undergraduate biology and chemistry courses. Requisite: course C240. Examination of recent literature on mechanisms of toxicity or toxicodynamics. Student presentation of papers selected by instructor on various aspects of toxic mechanisms, including free radical mechanisms, mechanisms of cell death, metal toxicity/ion homeostasis, intracellular pH and calcium regulation, stress and adaptive pathways, DNA repair/mutagenesis, carcinogenesis, and teratogenesis. Discussion of various papers. S/U or letter grading.

  • C252D. Properties and Measurement of Airborne Particles

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Preparation: one year each of chemistry, physics, and calculus. Basic theory and application of aerosol science to environmental health, including properties, behavior, sampling, and measurement of aerosols and quantitative problems. Concurrently scheduled with course C152D. S/U or letter grading.

  • 252E. Identification and Measurement of Gases and Vapors

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, two hours. Preparation: one year each of chemistry, physics, and calculus. Theoretical and practical aspects of industrial hygiene sampling and measurement of gases and vapors. Letter grading.

  • 252F. Industrial Hygiene Measurements Laboratory

    Units: 3

    Laboratory, three hours. Corequisites: courses C252D, 252E. Limited to industrial hygiene majors. Laboratory methods for sampling, measurement, and analysis of gases, vapors, and aerosols found in occupational environment. S/U or letter grading.

  • 252G. Industrial and Environmental Hygiene Assessment

    Units: 4

    Lecture, one hour; discussion, two hours; laboratory, two hours; outside study, four hours. Requisites: courses C200A, C200B, C252D, 252E, 252F. Environmental and industrial hygiene sampling strategies and assessment via walk-through surveys, lectures, group discussion, actual field measurements, laboratory calibrations, and analyses and reports, with emphasis on chemical, physical, and ergonomic hazards. Letter grading.

  • 253. Physical Agents in Work Environment

    Units: 2 to 4

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Preparation: one year of physics. Physics, measurement methods, health effects, and control methods for radiation (ionizing and nonionizing), noise, and thermal stress in workplace environment. S/U or letter grading.

  • 255. Control of Airborne Contaminants in Industry

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, two hours. Preparation: one year of physics. Requisite: course C252D. Principles and applications of control technology to industrial environments, including general and local exhaust ventilation, air cleaning equipment, and respiratory protection. S/U or letter grading.

  • 256. Biological and Health Surveillance Monitoring in Occupational/Environmental Health

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; assignments, three hours. Principles and applications of biological monitoring and health surveillance to assess occupational and environmental exposures to organic and inorganic chemicals and physical factors. Letter grading.

  • C257. Risk Assessment and Standard Setting

    Units: 4

    Seminar, four hours. Requisites: course C240, Epidemiology 100. Designed to provide students with opportunity to review scientific basis for association of selected occupational and environmental exposures with disease. Special emphasis on critical evaluations of literature. Attention specifically to interface of science and regulatory standards. Concurrently scheduled with course C157. S/U or letter grading.

  • 258. Identification and Analysis of Hazardous Wastes

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour; laboratory, one hour; one field trip. Requisites: course 252E, Biostatistics 100A. Designed to define, identify, label, and quantify hazardous wastes and how workers should be protected. Provides critical understanding of all analytical aspects of hazardous wastes, health aspects, and regulation and practice of handling hazardous wastes. Letter grading.

  • 259A. Occupational Safety and Ergonomics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Overview of most frequent and severe occupational injuries and illnesses, their distribution, causes, analysis methods, and control approaches, including low back pain, falls, machine exposures, upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders, fleet safety, and selected ergonomics topics. Letter grading.

  • 259B. Workplace Safety

    Units: 2

    Lecture, two hours. Introduction to broad range of topics in workplace safety through lectures on safety hazards, their classification, metrics, control philosophy, and control methods. Specific topics include traditional safety rubrics, such as fall hazards, machine safety, and fire hazards. Introduction to concepts of safety culture and philosophy. Review and presentation of peer-reviewed articles on topics relevant to course material. Letter grading.

  • M260. Occupational Epidemiology

    Units: 4

    (Same as Epidemiology M261.) Lecture, three hours. Requisites: Epidemiology 100; for Epidemiology majors, Epidemiology 200A, 200B, 200C. Methodological considerations, approaches, and limitations in epidemiological studies of occupational groups and environments. S/U or letter grading.

  • 261. Chemical Behavior of Aquatic Systems

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Requisites: courses C200A, C200B, Chemistry 20A, 20B, Mathematics 3A. Chemistry of ocean waters, rivers, groundwaters, and water treatment systems. Topics include thermodynamics of natural waters, acids and bases, carbon dioxide cycle, solubility reactions, oxidation and reduction, plus applied problems. Letter grading.

  • C264. Fate and Transport of Organic Chemicals in Aquatic Environment

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Preparation: bachelor's degree in science, engineering, geophysics, chemistry, biology, or public health. Evaluation of how and where and in what form and concentration organic pollutants are distributed in aquatic environments. Study of mass transport mechanisms moving organic chemicals between phases, biological degradation and accumulation, and chemical reactions. Effect of humic substances on these processes. Concurrently scheduled with course C164. S/U or letter grading.

  • M270. Work and Health

    Units: 4

    (Same as Community Health Sciences M278.) Lecture, three hours; practicum, one hour. Recommended preparation: graduate-level methods/statistics course, basic epidemiology. Designed for graduate students. Exploration of impact of work on physical and psychological health in context of newly emerging discipline. Focus on psychosocial models, measurement (including hands-on experience), contextual factors (gender, ethnicity, social class), and how work stressors can be ameliorated. S/U or letter grading.

  • 296A. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Coastal Ecological Processes and Problems

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296B. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Teratogenesis

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296C. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Toxicology and Environmental Health Policy

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296G. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Advances in Aerosol Technology

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296H. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Occupational and Environmental Exposure Assessment

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296I. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Industrial and Environmental Hygiene

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296J. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Germ Cell Cytogenetic/Genetic Biomarkers

    Units: 2

    Research group meeting, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296K. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Aquatic Chemistry

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296L. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Water Science and Health

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296M. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Experimental and Modeling Studies of Atmospheric Pollution

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 296N. Research Topics in Environmental Health Sciences: Genetic Toxicology

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Advanced study and analysis of current topics in environmental health sciences. Discussion of current research and literature in research specialty of faculty member teaching course. S/U grading.

  • 375. Teaching Apprentice Practicum

    Units: 1 to 4

    Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 400. Field Studies in Environmental Health Sciences

    Units: 4

    Fieldwork, to be arranged. Field observation and studies in selected community environmental health organizations. Students must file field placement and program training documentation on form available from Student Affairs Office. May not be applied toward M.S. minimum course requirement; 4 units may be applied toward 62-unit minimum total required for M.P.H. degree. Letter grading.

  • 401. Environmental Measurements

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; laboratory, four hours. Requisites: courses C200A, C200B, Chemistry 20A, 30AL. Instrumental methods for laboratory and field applications to assess quantity of environmental pollutants in air, food, and water, and to assess degree of exposure to such factors as noise and radiation. Letter grading.

  • 410A. Instrumental Methods in Environmental Sciences

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, two hours; other, two hours. Preparation: one year each of physics, chemistry, and biology. Theory and principles of instrumental methods through lectures and group discussions. Letter grading.

  • 410B. Instrumental Methods Laboratory in Environmental Health Sciences

    Units: 4

    Lecture, one hour; discussion, one hour; laboratory, four hours; other, two hours. Preparation: one year each of physics, chemistry, and mathematics. Requisites: courses C200A, C200B. Laboratory techniques and instrumentation used in preparation and analysis of biological, environmental, and occupational samples. Letter grading.

  • 411. Environmental Health Sciences Seminar

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Required of graduate environmental health sciences students for one term each year. Current topics in environmental health in science, policy, and leadership. Speakers who are leading thinkers at interface of health and environment address important subjects of environmental health. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • M412. Effective Technical Writing

    Units: 2

    (Same as Environment M412.) Seminar, two hours. Essentials of grammar, punctuation, syntax, organization, and format needed to produce well-written journal articles, research reports, memoranda, letters, and résumés. Development of technical writing skills using critique, exercises, and examples. S/U grading.

  • M413. Advanced Technical Writing

    Units: 2

    (Same as Environment M413.) Seminar, two hours. Development of advanced technical writing skills, with exercises focused on preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journal. S/U grading.

  • M414. Effective Oral Presentation

    Units: 2

    (Same as Environment M414.) Seminar, two hours. Introduction to oral presentations. Development of oral presentation skills, including content structure, visual aids, delivery, and audience interaction. S/U grading.

  • M415. Advanced Oral Presentation

    Units: 2

    (Same as Environment M415.) Seminar, two hours. Development of advanced oral presentation skills. Preparation for oral qualifying examination. S/U grading.

  • 454. Health Hazards of Industrial Processes

    Units: 4

    Lecture, two hours; field trips, four hours. Requisite: course 255. Industrial processes and operations and occupational health hazards that arise from them. Letter grading.

  • 461. Water Quality and Health

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Requisites: courses C200A, C200B, 401. Introduction to water quality, with coverage of hydrology, water chemistry, and various chemical contaminants that may affect human health. Various treatment methods and health implications. S/U or letter grading.

  • M471. Improving Worker Health: Social Movements, Policy Debates, and Public Health

    Units: 4

    (Same as Community Health Sciences CM470 and Urban Planning M470.) Lecture, three hours; fieldwork, two hours. Examination of intersection between work, health, and environment, analysis of social causes of health disparities, investigation of historical trends and social movements, interpretation of current policy debates, and development of innovative interventions. S/U or letter grading.

  • 495. Teacher Preparation in Environmental Health Sciences

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Preparation: 18 units of cognate courses in area of specialization. May not be applied toward master's degree minimum total course requirement. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 596. Directed Individual Study or Research

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Limited to graduate students. Individual guided studies under direct faculty supervision. Only 4 units may be applied toward M.P.H. and M.S. minimum total course requirement. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 597. Preparation for Master's Comprehensive or Doctoral Qualifying Examinations

    Units: 2 to 8

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Limited to graduate students. May not be applied toward any degree course requirements. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 598. Master's Thesis Research

    Units: 2 to 10

    Tutorial, four hours. Only 4 units may be applied toward M.P.H. and M.S. minimum total course requirement; may not be applied toward minimum graduate course requirement. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 599. Doctoral Dissertation Research

    Units: 2 to 10

    Tutorial, four hours. May not be applied toward any degree course requirements. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.