Biology BS/Public Health MPH(Environmental Health)(non-thesis)

Sample Program of Study

  • Year 1 - Fall

    ENGL 1101, 3
    MATH 2250, 4
    CHEM 1211-1211L, 4
    Core, 3
    FYOS 1001, 1
  • Year 1 - Spring

    ENGL 1102, 3
    BIOL 1107-1107L, 4
    CHEM 1212-1212L, 4
    Core, 3
    BIOL 1990, 1
  • Year 1 - Summer

    N/A
  • Year 2 - Fall

    CHEM 2211-2211L, 4
    BIOL 1108-1108L, 4
    Core, 3
    Core, 3
    PEDB, 1
  • Year 2 - Spring

    CHEM 2212/L or Math 2260 or STAT 2000, 4
    ECOL 3500/L or GENE 3000/D, 4
    Biology Major Elective I, 3-4
    Core, 3
  • Year 2 - Summer

    N/A
  • Year 3 - Fall

    PHYS 1111-1111L, 4
    BCMB 3100, 4
    Organismal Biology Option, 3-4
    Core, 3
  • Year 3 - Spring

    GENE 3200-3200D, 4
    PHYS 1112-1112L, 4
    Laboratory Requirement, 3-4
    Core, 3
    EHSC 7010*, 3
  • Year 3 - Summer

    N/A
  • Year 4 - Fall

    CBIO 3400 or CBIO 3600 or PBIO 3600, 4
    Biology Major Elective II, 3-4
    Franklin College Requirement, 3
    General Elective, 3
    EPID 7010*, 3
  • Year 4 - Spring

    Biology Major Elective III, 3-4
    Franklin College Requirement, 3
    EHSC 7310*, 3
    EHSC Core*, 3
  • Year 4 - Summer

    HPAM 7010E, 3
    HPRB 7010E, 3
    BIOS 7010, 3
  • Year 5 - Fall

    EHCS Elective I, 3
    EHSC Core III, 3
    EHSC Core IV, 3
    EHSC Elective II, 3
  • Year 5 - Spring

    EHSC Elective III, 3
    PBHL 7560, 6
    PBHL 7800, 3

Notes:

* Courses with an asterisk are graduate courses used to satisfy graduate and undergraduate degree program requirements.

Students are expected to satisfy all Regents, University, Franklin College and Major Requirements in order to graduate.
This plan is only meant as a general guide, and you should consult with your Academic Advisor about your personal graduation plan.

MPH Core Requirement Courses: 15 hours
BIOS 7010 Introduction to Biostatistics I
EPID 7010 Introduction to Epidemiology I
EHSC 7010 Foundations of Environmental Health
HPAM 7010 Introduction to Health Policy and Management
HPRB 7010 Social and Behavioral Foundations

Environmental Health Science Core Requirements: 12 hours (Choose one class from 4 of the 6 areas)
-Air Quality
EHSC 7080 Advanced Environmental Air Quality
-Water Quality
EHSC 7650 Water Quality: Protection, Monitoring, Management for Health
EHSC 8410 Oceans and Human Health
-Toxicology
EHSC 7490 Advanced Environmental Toxicology
EHSC 6910 Introductory Toxicology
-Risk Assessment
EHSC 8110 Fundamentals of Chemical and Microbial Risk Assessment
-Environmental Microbiology
EHSC 7310 Public Health Microbiology
EHSC 8310 Advanced Topics in Aquatic Microbiology, Health & Environment
-Occupational Health
EHSC 7150/L Occupational Hygiene and Safety
EHSC 8400 Occupational and Environmental Disease
*EHSC Core Courses may be used as electives if not taken as part of 12hr core requirement.

Electives:
Biology majors must take EHSC 7010 as one of their General Education Upper Level Electives.
Majors must also use EPID 7010, EHSC 7310, and one additional EHSC Core as their General Electives. EHSC 7310 is also included as an EHSC Core Requirement for the MPH.
All remaining EHSC Core Requirements and Electives must be approved by the graduate advisor.