Aug 09, 2022  
2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog

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

(120 UNITS)

Bachelor of Science in Public Health

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. 

In addition to the requirements for the major, students must meet all other university requirements for a bachelor’s degree. Please consult the Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree  section in this catalog for complete information. All courses applied toward the major must be completed with a “C-” (1.7) or better and must be taken for a letter grade. The exception is PUBH 349L , which is offered credit/no credit.

Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety Concentration (18 units)

The 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)

Must pass with a “C” (2.0) or better. See Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree for additional information on the writing requirement.

Total (120 units)