Industrial And Environmental Health Minor

Degree: Minor

Develop an environmental consciousness for various industries and environments through a minor in Industrial and Environmental Health.

Why Study This Program?

Learn how to apply sustainable practices to various industries and environments through the Industrial and Environmental Health minor. This 19- to 21-credit course of study is designed to provide students with the background needed to understand the impact of environmental issues on public health.

This minor, one of five multidisciplinary minors offered through Millersville University's Center for Environmental Sciences, allows environmentally conscious students to complement their chosen majors in the sciences, humanities and social sciences. Your major will serve as an important academic foundation upon which this minor will build expertise in a specific environmental area. As environmental problems are increasingly addressed by multidisciplinary teams, a minor in Industrial and Environmental Health prepares students to influence positive environmental chance in those multidisciplinary settings. 

What Will You Learn?

Students who choose to minor in Industrial and Environmental Health will explore the topic through the diverse lenses of the occupational safety and environmental health, biology, chemistry, environmental and earth sciences fields. Required coursework includes Environmental & Industrial Health, Environmental Technology, Environmental Statistics & Risk Assessment and Environmental Clinic. Your study will conclude with elective options such as Human Biology, Animal Physiology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Hydrology and Ground Water Geology.