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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Environmental Health Science Major (B.S.E.H.)


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Major code BS6260

College of Health Sciences and Professions 
Social and Public Health, Department of 
Grover Center W324
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4675
Fax: 740.593.0555
www.ohio.edu/chsp/sph

Michele Morrone, contact person, morrone@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The environmental health science program focuses on the public health skills for prevention of disease through the management of water, food, land, chemical, radiation, and other environmental factors. The curriculum offers a solid foundation in physical and biological sciences, plus hands-on experience in the field using modern equipment and techniques to analyze air and water quality, noise and environmental stressors, food quality, and contaminants of all types.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Career opportunities in environmental health are diverse and many. Graduates work in industry, corporations, insurance companies, food establishments, research facilities, and governmental agencies. Many find employment in health care settings, including hospitals, laboratories, or public health departments. Still more options exist in the field of education or with public utilities, natural resource departments, consulting firms, and environmental consulting.

Requirements

Major Hours Requirement


The environmental health science major requires a minimum of 118 hours.

Universitywide Graduation Requirements


To complete this program, students must meet all Universitywide graduation requirements .

College-Level Requirements for the College of Health Sciences and Professions


View the College-Level Requirements for the College of Health Sciences and Professions .

Environmental Planning


Complete one of the following courses:

Basic Science Foundation Requirement


Complete the following courses:

Chemistry


Complete one of the following chemistry options:

Chemistry Option 1


Complete the following courses:

Chemistry Option 2


Complete the following courses:

Chemistry Option 3


Complete the following courses:

Basic Science Elective Requirement


Complete at least six credit hours of the following courses or components:

Professional Experience Requirement


Complete 9 hours of the following course:

Other Required Courses


Complete the following courses:

Mathematics Requirement


Complete one of the following courses:

Statistics Requirement


Complete one of the following courses:

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