Bachelor of Science Degree - Environmental Health

Degree Requirements:

General Education Courses

Major Courses

Minor Courses - Optional

Student Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing the above major will be able to:

  1. Integrate knowledge from all of the natural sciences to understand the application of Environmental Health to public health. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, IV, V, VI, and VII.)
  2. Analyze problems in Environmental Health and disease prevention and apply the solutions to improving the health of the public. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, IV, V, VI and VII.)
  3. Accurately communicate public health and scientific ideas in written and oral form. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes  III and VII.)
  4. Communicate health and wellness knowledge and apply this knowledge to the public. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II, III IV, V, VI and VII.)
  5. Integrate global public health issues and problems with Environmental Health solutions. (This learning outcome directly addresses Institutional Learning Outcomes I, II,  IV, V, VI and VII.)

Requirements

Biology Major Courses Environmental Health


In order to graduate, a grade of “C” or better is required in courses taken in fulfillment of a natural sciences degree or minor as well as ENGL 110, ENGL 120 and COMM 110.
BIOL 150General Biology I

3

BIOL 150LGeneral Biology I Lab

1

 

BIOL 151General Biology II

3

And

BIOL 151LGeneral Biology II Lab

1

Or

BIOL 300Environmental Biology

3

 

BIOL 305General Microbiology

4

BIOL 306Radiation Health

2

BIOL 325Environmental Health Techniques

4

BIOL 345Parasitology

4

BIOL 350Solid and Hazardous Wastes

3

BIOL 355Environmental Toxicology

3

BIOL 360Water and Wastewater

3

BIOL 375Environmental Economics, Law and Public Policy

3

BIOL 405Biometry

3

BIOL 450Epidemiology

3

BIOL 491AEnvironmental Health Seminar

2

 

BIOL 297Biology Internship, Externship, Cooperative Education

1-6

Or

BIOL 497Biology Internship, Externship, Cooperative Education

1-6

Five Credits Required

 

SCNC 291Sophomore Science Seminar

1

SCNC 389Scientific Writings and Readings

2

Required in other areas:

CHEM 116Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry

3

CHEM 116LIntroduction to Organic & Biochemistry Lab

1

CHEM 121General Chemistry I

4

CHEM 121LGeneral Chemistry Lab I

1

CHEM 122General Chemistry II

4

CHEM 122LGeneral Chemistry Lab II

1

GEOL 320Hydrogeology

3

MATH 103College Algebra

4

 

PHYS 211College Physics I

3

And

PHYS 211LCollege Physics I Lab

1

Or

PHYS 251University Physics I

4

And

PHYS 251LUniversity Physics I Lab

1

 

SOIL 210Introduction to Soil Science

4

Total Credit Hours: 78-79