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Acceptable Safety Professional Electives

Professional Electives for Safety Students

The following list of department codes and course numbers are three-credit courses which may count toward the 15 required credits in safety professional electives.  12 of the 15 elective credits must be at the 300/400 level.  A minimum grade of C- is required in each course.  The academic advisor may suggest courses which are not on this list.

Note:  Choose professional electives from HPER  or LSTU below, or decide if you want to minor in SPEA, Business or Psychology

School of Public Health - Bloomington courses
HPER-H 160 (take HPER-H160 if not certified in first aid), HPER-H 174 +S&H (if not taken as a requirement), HPER-H 180, HPER-H 305, HPER-H 306, HPER-H 311, HPER-H 318, HPER-H 401, HPER-H 404, HPER-H 460, HPER-H 494; HPER-S 217, HPER-S 255 (if not taken as a requirement), HPER-S 317, HPER-S 352, HPER-S 354, HPER-S 370, HPER-S 425, HPER-S 430, HPER-S 440, HPER-S 441; HPER-T 142 +S&H, HPER-T 201, HPER-T 202, HPER-T 301, HPER-T 302, HPER-T 401

SPEA Environmental Management Minor (15  credits required for this minor; in order to receive this minor students must choose SPEA-E 272, SPEA-E 311 plus two other courses in this category. SPEA-H 316 required course counts in minor)

  • SPEA-E 272 Introduction to Environmental Sciences +S&H
  • SPEA-E 311 Introduction to Risk Assessment and Risk Communication
  • SPEA-E 400 Topics in Environmental Studies
  • SPEA-E 410 Introduction to Environmental Toxicology
  • SPEA-E 412 Risk communication
  • SPEA-E 452 Solid and Hazardous Waste Mgt
  • SPEA-E 475 Techniques of Environmental Science (P: SPEA-E 272 or SPEA-H 316)

Business Option Including Business Minor (21 credits required for this minor; in order to receive this minor, students must choose BUS-A 200 and BUS-L 201 plus four other courses in this category.  BUS-K 201 required course counts in this minor.)

  • BUS-A 200 Foundations of Accounting
  • BUS-L 201 Legal Environ of Bus +S&H (P:Soph or honors freshman)
  • BUS-F 300 Intro to Financial Mgmt (P: BUS-A 200 or BUS-A 100/ BUS-A 201-202)
  • BUS-M 300 Intro to Marketing (P or C: BUS-A 200 or BUS-A 100/ BUS-A 201-202)
  • BUS-P 300 Intro to Operations Mgt (P: BUS-K 201, BUS-A 200)
  • BUS-Z 302 Managing and Behavior in Organizations OR J306 Strategic Management and Leadership

Labor Studies: Students may include any LSTU courses as professional electives. LSTU-L 101 +S&H, LSTU-L 110 +S&H, and LSTU-L 230 +S&H

Psychology Minor
PSY-P 323, PSY-P 303, P324 (If 2 of these courses are taken, a safety student qualifies for a psychology minor because PSY-P 101, PSY-P 102 and PSY-K 300 may be taken as requirements for this major.)

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