Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Science
The Environmental Health Science Program is the appropriate choice for students who want to become health inspectors (i.e., registered environmental health specialists, REHS), industrial hygienists, hazardous waste control experts, air pollution control specialists, or vector control specialists. For those who plan on becoming registered environmental health specialists (REHS), this program is approved by the Environmental Health Specialist Registration Committee of the California Department of Public Health. Students who are certified by the Environmental Health Coordinator will have met the academic and experience requirements for admittance to the California Environmental Health Specialist Registration Examination. The program is also accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council, making its graduates eligible for job opportunities as environmental health officers in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Service.
For more information on degree requirements please visit Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Science Bulletin.
Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration
The B.S. Degree in Health Services Administration is designed to prepare a diverse-student body for management roles in public, not-for-profit, and private health care settings, to enhance the quality and innovation in the delivery of health care services for all individuals.
Graduates from this program gain relevant work-related experiences and are: 1) trained in health care management competencies including marketing, finance, human resources, and other related functions, with a working knowledge of operations, information systems, statistical analysis, and quality improvement, and 2) prepared to enter the profession or a graduate program. This program aligns with certification standards of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA).
For more information on degree requirements please visit Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration Bulletin.
Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and Dietetics
Completion of the requirements for the degree will also meet the following GE categories: B1; B2; B3:laboratory activity; B4; and 3 lower division units from category D.
In order to receive the Verification Statement from the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD), graduates must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.8; and must receive a grade of B- (2.7) or higher in the 3000 and 4000-level DPD courses. This Verification Statement is required for dietetic internship or supervised-practice program to become a registered dietitian/nutritionist (RDN) as well as to take the Nutrition and Dietetic Technician Registration (NDTR) exam. Starting January 1, 2024, Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) will require a minimum of a master's degree to be eligible to take the credentialing exam to become a RDN. Please contact Dr. Dorothy Chen-Maynard at firstname.lastname@example.org for information and questions.
For more information on degree requirements please visit Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science and Dietetics Bulletin.
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
The Bachelor of Science in Public Health program prepares students for professional positions in public health agencies, community-based organizations, health care, tribal health, and international organizations. The curriculum is competency based in compliance with standards set by the Council on Education for Public Health and by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. Graduates of the program will be eligible to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) national examination administered by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.
For more information on degree requirements please visit Bachelor of Science in Public Health Bulletin.