BSEM 440 Economics and Policy Development of Environmental, Safety, and Health Management

This course examines the historical evolution of law-, rule-, and policy-making in the fields of environmental health and protection, public health, and occupational safety and health. The course evaluates the impact that these programs have had upon the health of the natural environment and the health of American citizens and workers, as well as the impact of protective measures on the financial competitiveness of U.S. industries. The effects of globalization, as well as alternative policy approaches such as disease prevention/health maintenance, pollution prevention, sustainable development, and industrial ecology are also addressed.




BSEM 400