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  Oct 18, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Community Health: Concentration in Environmental Health [CHEA_ENVH]


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This concentration in the Health Department  is designed for students interested in seeking careers as environmental health specialists or public health sanitarians. Such professionals apply the principles of the natural and social sciences to the detection, evaluation, control and management of those factors in the environment which influence health. These professionals typically work in governmental agencies or industry.

Career Potential

  • Public health sanitarian with a county health department
  • Specialist with governmental agencies such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Environmental Protection Agency
  • Environmental specialist with businesses and corporations
  • Emergency management and response specialist

Community Health with a concentration in Environmental Health [CHEA_ENVH]


In addition to the requirements to fulfill the concentration in Environmental Health listed below, students must fulfill all degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Community Health [CHEA] .

Required Concentration Courses: 25-26 credit hours


Total Credit Hours Required for the concentration in Environmental Health: 25-26


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


Example of Community Health: Concentration in Environmental Health [CHEA_ENVH] over four years


 General Education (GE); Foreign Language

First Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 17


First Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 16


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