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Degrees type: Bachelor
Mount Aloysius is situated in a rural county with an abundance of natural resources. For example, the establishment of natural gas pipelines, wind turbines, and other commodities are common in the area. This provides an environment where students can use scientific strategies to manage, evaluate and identify factors that impact human health due to these additions.
Students will get real-world experience in the field and the classroom as they prepare for their careers in Environmental Health.
Mount Aloysius cares about students after graduation. A degree from Mount Aloysius in Environmental Health will allow students to explore their passion for helping their community and continuing to promote the mercy values that are ingrained with a Mount Aloysius College Education.
- Local scientific research opportunities
Range of career options
Flexible Class Schedule
Preparation for post baccalaureate programs
- Environmental Health and Safety Specialist
- Corporate Health and Safety Director
- Food Safety Inspector
- Health and Safety Engineer
- World Health Organization
- Peace Corp
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- BIOL 102 – Biology II: Evolution and Ecology 3 Lecture / 2 Lab / 4 Credits
- BIOL 103 – Biology III: Organismal Anatomy and Physiology 3 Lecture / 2 Lab / 4 Credits
- BIOL 210 – Microbiology 3 Lecture / 2 Lab / 4 Credits
- BIOL 305 – Ecology 3 Lecture / 2 Lab / 4 Credits
- BIOL 355 – Animal Physiology 3 Lecture / 2 Lab / 4 Credits
- BIOL 375 – Botany 3 Lecture / 2 Lab / 4 Credits
- BIOL 401 – Seminar in the Sciences 3 Credits
- BIOL 406 – Water Ecology 3 Lecture / 2 Lab / 4 Credits
- ENVS 250 – Environmental Health and Protection 3 Credits
- ENVS 305 – Introduction to Toxicology and Risk Assessment 3 Credits
- ENVS 315 – Fundamentals of Environmental Epidemiology 3 Credits
- ENVS 360 – Environmental Science 3 Credits
- GEOL 125 – Introduction to Geology 3 Credits
- HIST 235 – History and Politics of Epidemic Disease 3 Credits
- NASC 300 – Ethics of Science in the Modern World 1 Credit
- NASC 310 – Science Research Practices 2 Credits
- PLSC 366 – Bureaucracy/Public Policy and Administration 3 Credits
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Upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of the various environmental health science and environmental protection principles;
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills to identify and manage environmental factors that adversely impact human health, using techniques in environmental epidemiology;
- Communicate knowledge of core biological environmental health topics to both professional and lay audiences via a variety of format (written and oral);
- Conduct research and critically evaluate the results of that research in a natural resource management context; and
- Demonstrate occupational-related skills required for employment in environmental health science and related fields.
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