Environmental Health Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for controlling contained living environments and for monitoring and controlling factors in the external natural environment, including pollution control, waste and hazardous material disposal, health and safety protection, conservation, life support, and requirements for protection of special materials and related work environments. Is Environmental Health the right major for you?
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Environmental Health Major

What Courses Do Environmental Health Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Environmental Health majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Air Quality Management
  • Community Health
  • Environmental Law
  • Toxicology
  • Waste Management
  • Water Supply Management

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