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.

 

Ecampus

The EOH undergraduate minor is also available through Ecampus.

 

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.

Accelerated EOH master’s program


If you’re currently working toward a minor in environmental and occupational health, you could earn an accelerated MPH.

See how

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.