Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Health and Safety Major, BS, EH02


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Fast Track Eligible     Major Code: EH02      Bachelor of Science           Summary Degree Requirements  

General Education Core 42 Requirements: 32 Hours


  • Area 1A     6 hours Social & Behavioral Sciences - see below for options
  • Area 1B     3 hours Civic Engagement - see below for options
  • Area 2A     6 hours Written Communication - see below for options
  • Area 2B     3 hours Oral Communication - see below for options
  • Area 3       7 hours Natural Science 1 with and 1 without lab - met by required BIO, CHEM and/or PHYS courses
  • Area 4       3 hours Mathematics - met by required MATH course
  • Area 5A     6 hours Humanites - see below for options
  • Area 5B     3 hours Fine Arts - see below for options
  • Area 5C     3 hours Global Competencies - see below for options
  • Area 5D     2 hours Health and Wellness - see below for options

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Institutional Degree Requirement: 1 Hour


On Campus Track Hours: 44


Electives: 10-14 Hours


As needed to total 120 approved credit hours (including 39 upper division 300-400 level).

Electives courses should complement the needs of an EHS professional or graduate school.  See your EHS advisor for suggestions on elective courses.

Total Hours: 120


Required Biology, Chemistry and Math courses fulfill 10 hours of General Education Core Requirements in Areas 3A, 3B and 4.

Institutional requirement UE 0100  may also be met by HNRS 0101  (2 credit hours).

EH 0370   and EH 0380  are taught each fall and spring semester, either on campus and/or via distance learning. EH 0370  is taught each summer semester via distance learning.

Basic Science and Math Requirements - minimum hours include:

• Biology with laboratory - at least 3 semester hours, 5 quarter hours.

• Microbiology with laboratory at least 3 semester hours, 5 quarter hours

• General Chemistry with laboratories - at least a total of 6 semester hours or 10 quarter hours

• Organic Chemistry with laboratory - at least a total of 3 semester hours or 5 quarter hours.

• Physics - at least 3 semester hours or 5 quarter hours.

• Additional Basic Science - (at least 6 semester hours or 10 quarter hours), basic sciences must total at least 24 hours

• College Algebra (at least 3 hours or 5 quarter hours) or higher level

Note this list of basic science and math courses is subject to periodic change by EHAC.

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