A Bachelor of Science degree program that places an emphasis on developing career opportunities in the management of safety systems in an industrial or business setting. The 54 semester hour major-minor program is designed to familiarize the student with state and federal regulations concerning occupational safety and health in the workplace. In addition, students will experience management of aspects of occupational safety and health compliance such as proper signage, incident reporting, emergency planning, hazard identification and control, ergonomics, and industrial hygiene. The required minor from the Department of Technology is chosen by the student with approval of an advisor. Environmental Management as a minor is highly recommended. An internship is available for those who qualify that offers on-the-job training.
*Minor is determined by consultation with a faculty advisor and/or department Chair. In addition to the above requirements a Technology Internship (TECH 4693 or TECH 4696) is highly recommended for individuals who qualify. These hours will count as free electives.
Liberal Arts and Science Courses
# – Liberal Arts & Sciences Courses
Policies of the College of Liberal Arts
English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT:
Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses numbered 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES:
At least 55 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences.