B.S. in Environmental Health

College of Health Sciences
Academic Foundations
First Year Experience requirement4
English Composition requirement6-7
Mathematics requirement3-4
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Ethics requirement3
Distributed Disciplinary Foundations
Science requirement6-8
Behavioral & Social Science requirement6
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
University Requirements
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Speaking Emphasis requirement9
Degree Requirements
Capstone requirement1-15
Related/Cognate Requirements
BIO 110General Biology I 14
BIO 204Introductory Microbiology4
BIO 270Ecology3
CHE 103General Chemistry I3
CRL 103General Chemistry I Lab1
CHE 104General Chemistry II3
CRL 104General Chemistry II Lab1
CHE 230Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry3
CRL 230Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry Lab1
ECO 111Principles of Economics (Macro) 13
ESS 101Introduction to Geology3
HEA 258Introduction to Epidemiology3
MAT 131Precalculus3
MAT 121Introduction to Statistics I 13
PHY 130General Physics I 14
Core Courses
ENV 102Humans and the Environment 13
ENV 324Environmental Sustainability3
ENV 445Risk Assessment3
ENV 447Environmental Regulations3
ENV 451Environmental Toxicology3
ENV 452Industrial Hygiene I3
ENV 456Environmental Health Internship3-12
ENV 460Industrial Hygiene II3
ENV 462Water Quality and Health3
HEA 110Transcultural Health: Principles and Practice 13
Elective Requirements
Select 8 credits under advisement.8
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response
Environmental Health Workshop
Hazardous and Solid Waste
Occupational Safety
Emergency Preparedness
Bioterrorism, Bio-Crises, & Public Health
Capstone Requirement
ENV 455Environmental Health Seminar 23
Total Minimum Credits Required120

These required courses also satisfy general education requirements.


This course fulfills the Capstone requirement.


To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a sample suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
ENV 102 Humans and the Environment 3
BIO 110 General Biology I 4
WRT 120 Effective Writing I 3
FYE 100XFirst Year Experience 4
ESS 101 Introduction to Geology 3
CHE 103 General Chemistry I 3
CRL 103 General Chemistry I Lab 1
WRT 2XX200-Level WRT Course 3
Speaking Emphasis Gen Ed 3
Year Two
ENV 452 Industrial Hygiene I 3
CHE 104 General Chemistry II 3
CRL 104 General Chemistry II Lab 1
HEA 110 Transcultural Health: Principles and Practice 3
ECO 111 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
Gen Ed Course 3
ENV 445 Risk Assessment 3
ENV 460 Industrial Hygiene II 3
BIO 270 Ecology 3
MAT 131 Precalculus 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Year Three
ENV 447 Environmental Regulations 3
CHE 230 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry 3
CRL 230 Introduction to Organic and Biological Chemistry Lab 1
MAT 121 Introduction to Statistics I 3
BIO 484 Epidemiology 3
Speaking Emphasis Gen Ed 3
PHY 130 General Physics I 4
BIO 204 Introductory Microbiology 4
ENV XXXElective 3
Gen Ed Course 3
ENV 230 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response 3
ENV 462 Water Quality and Health 3
Year Four
ENV 455 Environmental Health Seminar 3
ENV XXXElective 3
Ethics Gen Ed 3
Gen Ed Course 3
ENV 451 Environmental Toxicology 3
ENV XXXElective 3
Gen Ed Course 3
Gen Ed Course 3
ENV 456 Environmental Health Internship 12
 Total Credits130