Curriculum

The following is at-a-glance curriculum for the BS in Environmental Health. For complete curriculum, visit the department website. For Course descriptions,visit the catalog.

Beside general education, the following courses are required in the major.

Basic sciences and math:

  • one year biology (BIOL 200, 201, 202)
  • one course microbiology (BIOL 220)
  • one year chemistry (CHEM 215, 216)
  • one course organic chemistry (CHEM 206)
  • one year physics (PHYS 121, 122, 123)
  • one course calculus (MATH 192 or 211)

Foundation:

one course each in epidemiology (HSCI 451), statistics (HSCI 315), toxicology (HSCI380)

Technical:

  • HSCI 120: Health and Society
  • HSCI 352: Principles of Environ. Health
  • HSCI 367: Human Disease Mechanisms
  • HSCI 370: Health Behavior
  • HSCI 401: Advanced Environmental Health
  • HSCI 402: Principles of Occupational Health
  • HSCI 403: Vector-borne Disease control
  • HSCI 478: Environmental Health Management
  • HSCI 480: Health Service Management
  • HSCI 496: Internship in Environmental Health

Electives: minimum 6 units from:

  • HSCI 322: Air Pollution
  • HSCI 324: Radiological Health
  • HSCI 354: Solid Waste
  • HSCI 356: Housing and Institutions
  • HSCI 358: Water Quality and Pollution Control
  • HSCI 381: Occupational Safety
  • HSCI 477: Environmental Health Engineering
  • HSCI 499: Directed Reading
  • HSCI 530: Food-borne Illnesses and Their Prevention
  • HSCI 531: Bioterrorism
  • HSCI 557: Hazardous Material Control
  • HSCI 558: Managment of Water Quality
  • HSCI 595: Independent Study