The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences is designed for students with interests in human health leading to graduate study or career advancement.
This degree is designed to provide foundational courses required for professional health science post-graduate work in fields such as medicine, pharmacy, nutrition, physical therapy, physician assistant, and environmental health.
Environmental Health and Safety Track (47-48 credits)
Prepares graduates for positions in public and private sector settings, including local and state health departments, and private sector positions such as chemical waste management and workplace safety.
Environmental scientists and specialists use their knowledge of the natural sciences to protect the environment and human health. They may clean up polluted areas, advise policymakers, or work with industry to reduce waste.
Environmental scientists and specialists work in offices and laboratories; some may spend time in the field gathering data and monitoring environmental conditions firsthand. Most work full time.
Final course selection should be based on requirements of the specific professional program of interest; (e.g., physician assistant, dentistry, medicine). Additional consultation with UM-Flint biology/chemistry advisors is encouraged.