Environmental and Occupational Health

Undergraduate minor

Study the impact of environmental and occupational hazards on human health.

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The Environmental & Occupational Health undergraduate minor studies the impact of environmental and occupational hazards on human health. This is an excellent addition for students with majors in Agricultural Sciences, Design & Human Environment, Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Kinesiology, Nutrition and a variety of Sciences.

 

Eligibility Requirements

This minor is available to all majors, including Public Health majors with options in Health Promotion & Behavior and Health Management & Policy.

  • Have a minimum OSU GPA of 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter (A-F) grade
  • No more than two attempts at any course or pre-requisite

 

Minimum Grade Policy

Effective calendar year 2017-2018, a grade of C– or higher is required for all courses in a student’s undergraduate program of study.

This includes all courses and associated prerequisite courses in a student's undergraduate program of study for a major, minor or certificate as listed in the online course catalog.

 

Required courses

The following courses must be competed satisfactorily (see above) to fulfill the Environmental & Occupational Health minor:

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Course   Credit hours
H 344 Foundations of Environmental Health 3 credits
H 407 Seminar

Equivalent to: H 407H
Recommended: H 480 for students in EOH (Environmental and Occupational Health) minors.

2 credits
H 410 Internship

Prerequisites: H 407 with C- or better
This course is repeatable for 24 credits.

9 credits
H 445

Occupational Health

(Bacc Core course)
Attributes: CSST – Core, Synthesis, Science/Technology/Society

3 credits
H 448 Public Health Toxicology
Prerequisites: H 344 with C- or better
Recommended: One term of basic chemistry
3 credits
H 480 Undergraduate EOH seminar
Pre-req: Junior or senior standing
1 credit
  = 21 credits

 

Electives

Select two elective listed below for a total of 6 credits:

All courses below require Junior Standing
* designates a Bacc Core course

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Course   Credit hours
AEC 432 Environmental Law 4 credits
AG 412 AG Safety and Health 3 credits
FST 421

*Food Law

Attributes: CSST – Core, Synthesis, Science/Technology/Society

3 credits
GEO 309 *Environmental Justice

Attributes: CPDP – Core, Perspective, Difference/Power/Discrimination
Prerequisites: WR 121 with C- or better or WR 121H with C- or better
Recommended: Sophomore standing

3 credits
GEOG 300

*Sustainability for the Common Good

Attributes: CSGI – Core, Synth, Global Issues; CSST – Core, Synthesis, Science/Technology/Society; LACS – Liberal Arts Social Core

3 credits
H 385 Safety and Health Standards and Laws 3 credits
H 489 Emergency and Disaster Management 3 credits
H 494 Applied Ergonomics 3 credits
  = 6 credits

Total = 27 credits

 

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  Also see academic catalog page for this undergrad minor.