Minor in Environmental Health Sciences

Discover the Environmental Public Health Minor

The minor in environmental health science is designed to introduce students to selected aspects of current thinking on the nature, causes, and solutions of environmental public health problems. After completing the initial survey course on environmental health (PBHL-A 316), students select four additional courses from the electives list. 

Eligibility and Application Procedure

1. Students enrolled in baccalaureate programs at Indiana University or other accredited colleges or universities who are in good academic standing may pursue the minor in environmental health science.

2. Public Health students majoring in Environmental Health Science are not eligible for this minor.

3. Students must declare their intention to receive a minor by completing an application, which is available at the Fairbanks School of Public Health Student Services. Students may also contact the Undergraduate Academic Advisor at 317-278-0753 for the application or if they have questions. This application should be completed at the same time the student completes an application for graduation for the baccalaureate degree.

4. Students who successfully complete the requirements for the Environmental Health Science minor with a 2.0 GPA or above for all courses credited to the minor will have the minor conferred with their degree. 

NOTE: Some courses listed below are not offered every semester – students should check with the Undergraduate Academic Advisor to determine scheduling of specific courses. Students should discuss their elective course selection with an EHS faculty member. Course substitutions and course waivers must be approved by the faculty advisor.

Minor Requirements (5 courses, 15 credit hours)