Public Health Sanitation

Course Number
5400 (Epidemiology)
Field-Based, Lecture
Course Instructor(s)
James A Scott

Course Description

  • Emphasis will be on sanitary innovations as a basis for the advancement of modern societies. Topics discussed will include:
    • water quality/ ground water/ water treatment;
    • wastewater/ sewage treatment;
    • solid waste/ pest management; and
    • agricultural systems/ mycotoxins/ food preservation & spoilage.
  • The course will consist of classroom lectures and off-site field visits to: a) water treatment plant, b) wastewater treatment plant, c) recycling plant, and d) meat processing plant.
  • Students will be required to have safety boots for field trips.

General Requirements