Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Environmental Health, Certificate (1743)

Department website: http://www.wku.edu/publichealth


Program Coordinator

Grace K. Lartey, grace.lartey@wku.edu, (270) 745-3941

This 21 credit hour certificate program will equip graduates with public health protection skills for program design, implementation and the evaluation of policies and practices to assist in preventing or deducting environmental hazards on individuals and communities.

Program Requirements (21 hours)

Required Courses:
PH 280Introduction to Environmental Science3
or ENV 280 Introduction to Environmental Science
PH 385Environmental Health3
ENV 360Air Pollution Control3
ENV 380Principles of Environmental Toxicology3
ENV 410Water Treatment Processes3
ENV 460Environmental Management3
ENV 480Hazardous and Solid Waste Management3
Total Hours21

Some required courses may have pre-requisites that help fulfill Colonnade requirements. These prerequisites include CHEM 105/CHEM 106, CHEM 107/CHEM 108 and MATH 118 or higher.