GGR433H1: Built Environment and Health

Hours

36S

Linking across fields that include public health, geography and planning, this course examines the growing evidence and ways in which human health is affected by the design and development of the built environment in which we live, work and play. The course considers how various planning and development decisions impact population and individual health, particularly in relation to chronic diseases, injuries, and mental health. Potential field trip, transportation cost: $20.

Prerequisite
10.0 credits
Exclusion
GGR400H1 (Special Topics in Geography I: Built Environments & Health), offered in Winter 2013
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)