Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog

Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Concentration, B.S.


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Bachelor of Science in Public Health


(120 UNITS)

The Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health prepares students for careers across a broad spectrum of health-related careers, as well as for those who seek quality preparation for advanced study. Through required coursework, students develop skills and knowledge in environmental health, epidemiology, health systems, program planning, and data analysis and research. 

The degree requires 55 units, including 3 units of Upper-Division Writing Requirement, all major courses must be completed with a “C-” (1.7) or better, and must be taken for a letter grade, with the exception of PUBH 349L, which is offered credit/no credit.

Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Concentration (18 units)


The B.S. in Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Concentration encompasses those responsibilities of scientists working in various settings to help ensure a healthy and safe environment. Students learn to identify hazards, measure exposure to hazards, evaluate hazards and recommend procedures to reduce risks resulting from these exposures.

Upper-Division Writing Requirement (3 units)


In order to satisfy the upper-division writing requirement of the university, Public Health majors must pass ENGL 301  or ENGL 360  with a “C” (2.0) or better. Please see additional information provided in this catalog on the writing requirement.

Total (120 units)


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