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In the 2016-2017 Catalog

Minor in Occupational Safety and Health

The Minor in Occupational Safety and Health brings basic skill and knowledge in the field of Safety and Health in order to be able to take into account hazards and associated risks present in our surrounding environment that could be threatening for any industry. Safety is clearly a challenge for our organizations to prevent losses. Moreover, making a safer workplace is always rewarding for people, goods, environment and profit. Though the focused curriculum, you could gain a first foundation in the critical aspects of occupational safety, including:

  • Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health;
  • Ergonomics;
  • Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology;
  • System Safety Management;
  • Fire Protection;
  • Systems Design for Fire and Life Safety;
  • Loss Control and Insurance;
  • Construction Safety;
  • Environmental Compliance and Safety;
  • Occupational Safety and Health.

Not open to BS in Technical Management – Occupational Safety and Health Major students

SFTY 311Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health3
SFTY 321Ergonomics3
SFTY 355Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology3
SFTY 341Occupational Safety and Health Program Management3
SFTY 410Design of Engineering Hazard Controls3
SFTY 470Advanced Occupational Safety and Health Technology3
Total Credits18