May 23, 2024  
CURRENT 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
CURRENT 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Environmental Health, BS

Total number of hours for the program: 120.

Declaring a major in Environmental Health does not guarantee admission into the program. Students must maintain an overall 2.00 GPA and earn a grade of C (2.00) or above in each of the core environmental health courses to remain in the program. In addition, students are expected to adhere to the technical and professional standards of the program. For the most up-to-date information regarding these standards, program suspension and termination, refer to the Environmental Health Program website linked from the School of Health Sciences. The program is nationally accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC).

Liberal Studies Hours (42 hours)

Liberal Studies Program Requirements  

Major Requirements

The major requires 60 hours (Math C2 and Science and C5 requirements, and Core major classes) hours as follows:

General Electives 18 hours

General electives (18 hours) are required to complete the program. To satisfy another WCU requirement, students should earn 25 percent of their total hours at WCU and at the junior/senior level.

Visit the department’s website at to view the eight-semester curriculum guide.