Course Requirements

Environmental Health Science Concentration (87-89 units)

1.    BIOL 200.          Biology of the Cell (5)
2.    BIOL 201.          Biology of Organisms (5)
3.    BIOL 202.          Biology of Populations (5)
4.    Five units chosen from:  
      BIOL 220.          Principles of Microbiology (5)
      BIOL 320.          Microorganisms (6)
5.    CHEM 215.        General Chemistry I: Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding (6)
6.    CHEM 216.        General Chemistry II: Principles of Chemical Reactions (6)
7.    Organic chemistry, a minimum of five units, choose from          Group A, B, or C:

      Group A 
      CHEM 206.        Fundamentals of Chemistry II: Organic Chemistry (5)

      Group B
      CHEM 221A.      Organic Chemistry I: Lecture (3)
      CHEM 221B       Organic Chemistry I: Laboratory (1)
      CHEM 222A.      Organic Chemistry II: Lecture (3)
      CHEM 222B.      Organic Chemistry II: Laboratory (1)
      CHEM 223A.      Organic Chemistry III: Lecture (3)
      CHEM 223B.      Organic Chemistry III: Laboratory (1)

      Group C
      CHEM 321.        Principles of Organic Chemistry I (5)
      CHEM 322.        Principles of Organic Chemistry II (5)
      CHEM 323.        Principles of Organic Chemistry III (5)

8.    HSCI 380.          Toxicology (4)
9.    HSCI 401.          Advanced Environmental Health (5)
10.  HSCI 402.          Principles of Occupational Health (5)
11.  HSCI 403.          Vector-borne Disease Control (5)
12.  HSCI 490.          Health Service Administration (4)
13.  HSCI 496.          Internship in Environmental Health (4)
14.  Four units chosen from:
      MATH 192.        Methods of Calculus (4)
      MATH 211.        Basic Concepts of Calculus (4)
15.  A minimum of thirteen units, choose Group A or B below:

     Group A:
      PHYS 121.         Basic Concepts of Physics I (5)
      PHYS 122.         Basic Concepts of Physics II (4)
      PHYS 123.         Basic Concepts of Physics III (4)

      Group B:
      PHYS 221.         General Physics I (5)
      PHYS 222.         General Physics II (5)
      PHYS 223.         General Physics III (5)

16.  Six units of health science electives chosen from: 
      HSCI 322.          Air Pollution (2)
      HSCI 324.          Radiological Health and Safety (2)
      HSCI 354.          Solid Waste Management (2)
      HSCI 356.          Housing and Institutions (2)
      HSCI 358.          Water Quality and Pollution Control (4)
      HSCI 381.          Occupational Safety (4)
      HSCI 477.          Environmental Health Engineering (4)
      HSCI 499.          Directed Reading (1-4)
      HSCI 530.          Food-Borne Illnesses and Their Prevention (4)
      HSCI 531.          Bioterrorism (4)
      HSCI 557.          Hazardous Material Control (4)
      HSCI 558.          Management of Water Quality (4)
      HSCI 595.          Independent Study (1-4)