The Minor in Occupational Safety and Health prepares students to fulfill those regulatory and legal supervisory responsibilities to implement safety and incident prevention programs and activities necessary to protect people, operational processes, and the environment across the spectrum of industries and work functions.
Students majoring in another discipline who wish to minor in occupational safety and health must complete the following requirements with a minimum grade of C:
|OSH A101||Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health||3|
|OSH A108||Injury Prevention and Risk Management||3|
|OSH A201||Hazard Control: Inspections, Audits and Investigations||3|
|Complete a minimum of 9 additional credits from OSH courses, to include 6 upper division credits||9|
A minimum of 18 credits is required for the minor, of which 6 credits must be upper-division.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- 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 standards, regulations, and codes.