The mission of the B.S. Program in Public Health Health to broadly prepare students for careers or graduate studies in the broad and increasingly important field of public health. The program supports environmental public health, by providing students with:
- strong environmental health science and practice foundations;
- a broad understanding of the social, political, scientific, and economic underpinnings of environmental health problems, solutions, and practice;
- strong skills in research, critical thinking, and communications; and,
- pragmatic training and field experiences.
It prepares students for a broad range of careers in government, industry, and the non-profit sector that can improve our quality of life and health. And it undertakes research and service in support of communities, government agencies, and other stakeholders. The Public Health B.S. degree program provides students with current scientific, health and policy knowledge to ensure a new generation of prepared, up-to-date practitioners. The profession’s scientific and theoretical foundations are integrated with practice based skills obtained through service learning and research. The program trains broadly oriented, systems-thinking practitioners ready to jump right into careers in local public health
Requirements of the Major
Semester by Semester degree pathways - Public Health