Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences

A minor in Environmental Health will benefit majors in the biosciences interested in career options in public health, private sector environmental health and safety, sustainability, or graduate school.

Effective Fall 2011

Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.

Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.

Required Core Courses
ERHS 220Environmental Health2
ERHS 320Environmental Health - Water and Food Safety3
Select one from the following:3
Principles of Epidemiology 1
Environmental Toxicology 1
Department Courses 2
Select at least 6 credits from the following:6
Environmental Health Field Methods
Principles of Epidemiology
Industrial Hygiene and Air
Fundamentals of Ergonomics
Environmental Health and Waste Management
Human Disease and the Environment
Environmental Toxicology
Environmental Contaminants: Exposure and Fate
Introduction to Radiation Biology
Department Electives 30-7
Total Credits21

ERHS 332 or ERHS 446 may be used as a department course if not selected as core course.


Select 13 credits minimum to include at least 6 credits of upper division ERHS courses.


Select from department list of approved courses up to 7 credits.