Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Safety and Health
Meet with an advisor to complete the advising interview checklist. Students must contact the OSH department at (907) 786-6423 prior to registering for OSH courses.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees.
- Complete the General Course Requirements for Associate of Applied Science Degrees. The required support courses listed below may also be used to satisfy General Course Requirements.
- Achieve a grade of C or better in all courses required for the degree.
Required Support Courses
|BIOL A100||Human Biology||3-4|
|or BIOL A102||Introductory Biology|
|or BIOL A111||Human Anatomy and Physiology I|
|CHEM A103||Survey of Chemistry *||3|
|CHEM A103L||Survey of Chemistry Laboratory *||1|
|COMM A111||Fundamentals of Oral Communication *||3|
|or COMM A235||Small Group Communication|
|or COMM A237||Interpersonal Communication|
|or COMM A241||Public Speaking|
|WRTG A111||Writing Across Contexts||3|
|WRTG A212||Writing and the Professions||3|
|MATH A151||College Algebra for Calculus (or higher level MATH course) *||4|
|FIRE A105||Fire Prevention||3|
|OSH A101||Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health||3|
|OSH A108||Injury Prevention and Risk Management (Or advisor approved course)||3|
|OSH A111||Occupational Safety Training Needs and Methods||3|
|OSH A120||Safety Program Management and Recordkeeping||3|
|OSH A160||Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene||3|
|OSH A201||Hazard Control: Inspections, Audits and Investigations||3|
|OSH A211||Safety Management Systems||4|
|OSH A215||Environmental Issues for Safety and Health Professionals||3|
|OSH A230||Principles of Ergonomics||3|
|OSH A240||Workplace Monitoring: Instrumentation and Calibration||3|
|OSH A250||Hazardous Materials Operations||3|
|Selected Topics in Occupational Safety and Health|
May satisfy General Education Requirements (GERs).
A minimum of 60 credits is required for the degree.
- Recognize, evaluate and recommend control strategies for common hazardous conditions and unsafe work practices.
- Describe the fundamental aspects of occupational safety: industrial hygiene, environmental science, fire science, hazardous materials and ergonomics.
- Develop safety, health and environmental programs.
- Apply adult learning theory to safety training methodologies.
- Identify and apply applicable safety and health standards.