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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2010-12 [Archived Catalog]

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

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

Tim Ryan, contact person

Environmental and occupational health and safety professionals are trained to evaluate and control environmental factors that might cause or contribute to health problems. Two distinct majors are available: Environmental Health Science and Industrial Hygiene.

The environmental health science option prepares you for a career in one of the many fields of public health. It also fulfills the educational requirements for registration as a sanitarian and for admission to a graduate school of public health. The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health will be awarded upon completion of the prescribed course of study and official application for degree conferral.

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 .

One course from the following:

Mathematics Requirement

Even if your mathematics placement exam result is PL3 or MATH 263 (which means that you have demonstrated quantitative skills sufficient to meet the Tier I requirement), you must complete one of the follow­ing:

General Science Electives

(Select a minimum of 3 courses. Prerequisite courses do not count toward the 3 course minimum. Courses with laboratories are considered as one elective only.)

Internship, Practica, Field Experience, Senior Internship Registration Requirements

Generally, the policy on internships, practica, field experiences, and senior internship requires registration for the experience in the quarter(s) that the requirements for the course are actually fulfilled. The only exception to this requirement is an experience that takes place over winter break, in which case registration for the course may occur during either fall or winter quarter. Be sure to work closely with your adviser/program coordinator to ensure proper registration and fulfillment.