Environmental Health & Safety, B.S.

HEALTH AND SAFETY TRACK (4+1 MPH)

Joint B.S. Program with NJIT (63-67 credits)

 

(a). Basic courses (Required). All of the 6 courses (21 credits)

 

Course

Credits

1.

Concepts of Biology (120:200)

4

2.

Weather and Climate (460:230) Or

Environmental Disasters (460:215), Or

Natural Disasters (460:201)

3

3.

Gen. Chemistry I & Lab(115/113)

5

4.

Gen. Chemistry II & Lab(116/114)

5

5.

Environmental Geology (460:206)

3

6.

Environmental Geology Lab (460:207)

1

 

(b). Quantitative courses. Both courses (Required) (7 credits)

 

Course

Credits

1.

Calculus I (640:135)

4

2

Probability & Statistics (640:327)

3

 

(c). Advanced Science Courses. All of the 5 course categories (Required) (19-23 credits)

 

Course

Credits

1.

Analytical Chemistry (160:223) And

Experimental Analytical Chemistry (160:227)

Or

Organic Chemistry I & II (160:335&336)

3

2

 

 

8

2.

Any A&P class (RU-N, NJIT, ECC)

3

3.

Intro to Geochemistry (21:460:401) Or

Intro to Soil Science (460:400) Or

Geographic Information Systems (460:325)

3-4

4.

Foundations of Biology: Cell & Molecular & Lab (120:201 & 202)

4

5.

Foundations of Ecology and Evolution & Lab (120:205 & 206)

4

 

(d). Senior Seminar (Required) (1 credit)

 

Course

Credits

  1.

 

Senior Seminar (460:485/486)

1

 

(g). Graduate Courses. All 3 courses. (Required) (9 credits)

 

Course

Credits

1.

Principles and Methods of Epidemiology (75:382:502)

3

2.

Introduction to Environmental Health (75:832:503)

3

3.

Introduction to Biostatistics (75:832:504)

3

 

Choose 2 of the following courses (Required) (6 credits)

 

Course

Credits

1.

Occupational Safety and Workplace Risk Assessment (75:XX:654)

3

2.

Environmental Risk Assessment (75:832:622)

3

3.

Principles of Occupational Health (75:832:624)

3

4.

Principles of Industrial Hygiene (75:832:623)

3

5.

Health Education and Behavioral Science in Public Health (75:832:505)

3

6.

Health Systems and Policy (75:832:501)

3

7.

Air Pollution Measurements (26:375:560)

3

 

Minimum GPA: 3.2 for program admittance

One additional year of graduate classes (30 credits+ practicum) required to complete MPH degree

For Rutgers Students: In addition to NCAS college requirements.