The Public Health option is designed to prepare students for professional positions at health departments, or at other community and public health sites. This option requires 53 credit hours of courses offered through the Department of Environmental Sciences (ES) and 37 credit hours of related courses from other academic departments. Students are required to complete a three to six credit hour professional internship at an approved internship site.
Recommended for students interested in biochemistry, pharmaceutical industry, medical and health-related professional or graduate school work.
A Bachelor of Science for Clinical Laboratory Science prepares students to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials and research experiments. Students also learn to manage clinical laboratories. The management of these labs would include consulting with physicians or researchers on diagnoses, disease causation, spread of disease and research outcomes. This degree concentration requires three years of prescribed study on campus followed by a year of clinical training in an approved hospital school of clinical laboratory science.