Where does my path start?
You will complete an Associate of Science-Transfer (AS-T) Track 1 degree at Shoreline.
Use the AS-T Track 1 Degree Planning Guide, with this sheet, to understand the requirements for graduation.
Once you complete your Shoreline degree, you can transfer to a four-year school to earn a Bachelor Science (B.S.) in Environmental Health.
Environmental Health is excellent preparation for graduate studies in public health, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, education and law.
Where can I go for help?
Program Faculty Advisors
206-546-4575 firstname.lastname@example.org Rm 2821
206-546-4572 email@example.com Rm 2817
206-546-6984 firstname.lastname@example.org Rm 2814
For general information and entry codes, contact:
General Academic Advising
FOSS (5000) Building, Rm. 5229
International Student Academic Advising
9000 Building, Rm. 9302
Where can I transfer and what does my chosen four-year school require?
Before choosing classes, become familiar with the four-year program where you want to apply: visit the website, email the department, and/or speak with a Shoreline advisor. Below are examples from Washington schools with different admissions and graduation requirements. Check with the school for world language requirements. (Non-native speakers of English are often exempt from this requirement.)
What courses should I take?
This unofficial guide is intended to support you as you prepare for your major. Please consult with an advisor and your chosen four-year school(s), as program and admissions requirements vary and may change without notice.
General Education Requirements - 18-20 Credits
Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)
* Although the UW only requires one quarter of calculus and a statistics course for Environmental Health, students are required to take two quarters of calculus for the Associate in Science degree. In lieu of the A.S. degree, students chan choose to follow the Associate in Arts - Individualized Plan to prepare for transfer to the UW.
Humanities and Social Sciences - 15 Credits
Select one course from the Humanities course list, one course from the Social Sciences course list, and a third course from either list.
Pre-Major Requirements - 54-59 Credits
* Although the UW only requires one quarter of calculus and a statistics course for Environmental Health, students are required to take two quarters of calculus for the Associate in Science degree. In lieu of the A.S. degree, students can choose to follow the Associate in Arts-Individualized Plan to prepare for transfer to the UW.
Environmental Health - What is it?
Environmental Health is a broad interdisciplinary field concerned with the protection and promotion of public health. From air pollution and hazardous waste, to safe food and drinking water, environmental health specialists identify, assess, and control environmental factors to prevent the spread of illness and disease.
Areas of study in Environmental Health: Natural and health sciences, physics, microbiology, toxic chemicals, environmental hazards and risks, water and waste sanitation, solid waste management, air quality and pollution, food protection, epidemiology, disease prevention, health promotion, environmental health law, community organization, research methods, statistics and professional ethics.
What can I do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Health?
From critical thinking and problem solving skills, to research, public relations and communication skills, graduates in Environmental Health develop the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of public service, environmental and health care careers.
Potential employers include: State and federal government agencies including the Environmental Protection Agency, Center for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health, inspection agencies and public health departments, hospitals, colleges and universities, business and industry. For more, please visit http://www.shoreline.edu/counseling-center/career-counseling.aspx.