Minor in Health & Safety


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 as 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.):

  • SPH-S 101 Introduction to Safety (3 cr.) OR SPH-S 217 Safety: A Personal Focus (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 151 Legal Aspects of Safety (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 345 Safety Program Management (3 cr.)

Safety Elective Courses (6 cr.):

Complete two of the following courses.  At least one must be at the 300 level or above.

  • HPER-H 160 First Aid and Emergency Care (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 231 Safety Engineering and Technology (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 251 Incident Investigation and Analysis (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 350 Exploring Safety Culture (3 cr.)
  • SPH-S 415 Safety Education and Training (3 cr.)
  • Other course elective as approved by advisor

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