Environmental Health at WCU

Environmental Health Curriculum

The B.S. in Environmental Health consists of the WCU Liberal Studies curriculum (42 hours); 31 hours of math and sciences; 37 core environmental health courses; 6 hours (Concentration) in such areas as environmental health (ENVH), chemistry (CHEM), environmental science (ES), natural resources management (NRM), biology (BIOL), geology (GEOL) and foreign language are required. The area of concentration will be chosen in conjunction with the student's advisor. Four (4) or more of the concentration hours must come from the C5 (sciences) hours.  General Electives: General electives (8 hours) are required to complete the program.   Total hours for degree:  124 hours

  The course selection is found below:

Environmental Health Core Course Requirements
ENVH 230 - Intro to Environmental Health
ENVH 310/311 - Water quality Control and Lab
ENVH 330/331 - Food Protection & Sanitation and Lab
ENVH 375 - Environmental Toxicology
ENVH 430/431 - Medical Entomology and Lab
ENVH 440 - Air Quality Control
ENVH 450 - Quantitative Air Analysis Lab
ENVH 457 - Industrial Hygiene
ENVH 458 - Environmental Regulation & Law
ENVH 460 - Senior Seminar in Environmental Health
ENVH 470 - Principles of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
ENVH 483 - Internship in Environmental Health

Required Math and Sciences
MATH 146 - Pre-Calculus
PHYS 130 - Introduction to Physics I
CHEM 139 - General Chemistry I
CHEM 140 - Advanced General Chemistry
CHEM 330 - Aquatic Chemistry
CHEM 331 - Environmental Organic Chemistry
ENVH 260/261 - Etiology of Infectious Diseases and Lab
BIOL 313 - Microbiology - Health & Nutrition

Environmental Health Emphasis Courses (Electives)
ENVH 200 - Introduction to Public Health
ENVH 210 - Global Disparities in Public Health (P6)
ENVH 215 - Principles of Personal Protective Equipment
ENVH 300 - Occupational Health (P1 ULP)
ENVH 312 - Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
ENVH 317 - Noise and Hearing Conservation
ENVH 320 - Institutional and Residential Environment
ENVH 340 - Environmental Health Practices
ENVH 410 - Radiation Safety
ENVH 380 - Biosafety and Bioterrorism
ENVH 480 - Independent Study in Environmental Health
ENVH 499 - Undergraduate Research in Environmental Health


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