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Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health 

Minors

Minor in Environmental Health

A minor in environmental health requires a minimum of 12 semester hours of environmental health courses. Minor course requirements include ENVH 301W and three electives from the environmental health courses approved by the program director. For completion of the minor, students must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses taken toward the minor and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University. Twelve semester hours of science courses are preferred.

Minor in Occupational Safety

A minor in occupational safety is available in the environmental health program and requires a minimum of 12 semester hours of ENVH courses in safety. The minor in occupational safety is designed to prepare students to meet safety standards and guidelines in such areas as business, education and industry with the goal of managing operations to minimize financial losses resulting from accidents, health claims, legal actions and property damage.It is especially attractive to students in majors such as engineering, occupational and technical studies, and business who may reasonably anticipate assignment of safety as an additional duty. Minor course requirements include ENVH 406, 407, 425 and 426.

For completion of the minor students must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses taken toward the minor and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University.

Certificate in Occupational Safety

The certificate program in occupational safety is designed to prepare students to meet safety standards and guidelines in such areas as business, education and industry with the goal of managing operations to minimize financial losses resulting from accidents, health claims, legal actions and property damage. It is especially attractive to students in majors such as engineering, occupational and technical studies, and business who may reasonably anticipate assignment of safety as an additional duty, or to individuals already employed in the environmental health and safety field.

Courses taken in the certificate program may be applied to degree requirements at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in environmental health. For completion of the undergraduate certificate program students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (3.00 for the graduate certificate) in all courses taken toward the certificate. After successful completion of the program, a Certificate in Occupational Safety will be awarded. A total of 15-16 semester hours is required comprised of three core courses and six to seven hours of electives. Core courses include: ENVH 406/506, 407/507, 425/525. Electives may be selected from the following courses: ENVH 401/501, 426/526, 440/540, 441/541, 442/542, 446/546, or NMED 335. There are no prerequisites.