Undergraduate Academic Programs




Students wanting to declare this minor may do so in one of two ways:

Students are responsible for checking with their degree-granting schools/units to determine whether or not this minor may be officially recorded on their transcripts.

Students considering this minor may schedule an appointment with an SPH-B academic advisor.

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This undergraduate minor program is intended for students in degree programs outside the safety major, who wish to add a safety specialty to their studies. This minor requires:

  • successful completion of 15 credit hours prescribed below.
  • a minimum grade of C- in each course used in the minor.
  • a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0.

Note: No course in this minor may be taken under the Pass/Fail Option.

Safety Core Courses (9 cr.):
Complete each of the following courses:

  • SPH-S 151 Legal Aspects of Safety (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 251 Incident Investigation and Analysis (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 345 Safety Program Management (3 cr.)

Safety Elective Courses (6 cr.)
Complete two of the following courses:
(At least one course must be at the 300 level or above.)

  • SPEA-E 311 Introduction to Risk Assessment and Risk (3 cr.)
  • SPEA-E 452 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management (3 cr.)
  • SPEA-E 476 Environmental Law and Regulation (3 cr.)
  • SPH-B 403 Public Health Program Planning (3 cr.)
  • SPH-H 460 Practicum in First Aid Instruction (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 332 Ergonomics and Human Factors (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 336 Emergency Management (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 415 Safety Education and Training (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 491 Readings in Safety Education (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 492 Research in Safety Education (3 cr.)
  • Other course elective at the 300/400 level as approved by advisor

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