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Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction

B.S. in Safety and Health Management

Our new SHM curriculum will be offered beginning academic year 2013-14. It is the result of the joint efforts of the SHM program’s faculty and our industry advisory council’s curriculum committee. The new curriculum aligns with accreditation requirements, while meeting contemporary employment practices. The curriculum adds courses covering important topics, such as substance abuse in the workplace, business law, ergonomics, safety and health laboratory, and project management. Expect PHYS 106 all other five basic and breadth courses are required program prerequisites. Please refer the SHM student handbook for information regarding admission into the SHM program.

Required Basic and Breadth Courses Credits: 30 credits (6 courses)
        • PSY 101–General Psychology (5)
        • BIOL 201–Human Physiology (5)
        • MATH 130–Finite Mathematics (5)
        • MATH 153–Pre-calculus Mathematics I (5)
                      OR MATH 154–Pre-calculus Mathematics II (5)
        • CHEM 101–Contemporary Chemistry (5)
                      OR  CHEM 111–Introduction to Chemistry (4)
                              CHEM 111LAB–Introductory Chemistry Laboratory (1)
                      OR  CHEM 181–General Chemistry I (4)
                              CHEM 181LAB–General Chemistry Laboratory I (1)
        • PHYS 106–Physics Inquiry (5)

Required Professional Management Core Courses: 35-37 credits (8 courses)
        • HED 210–Drugs and Health (3)
        • BUS 241–Legal Environment of Business (5)
        • HRM 381– Management of Human Resources (5)
        • ADMG 385– Business Communications and Report Writing (5)
        • COM 345–Business and Professional Speaking (4)
        • BUS 221–Introductory Business Statistics (5)
                     OR PSY 362–Introductory Statistics (5)
        • MGT 380– Organizational Management (5)
                     OR PSY 456–Industrial and Organizational Psychology (4)
        • ADMG 374–Project Management (5)
                     OR IET 455–Engineering Project Management (4)

Required SHM Core Courses: 64-65 Credits (18 courses)
        • SHM 301–Fundamentals of Safety and Health Management (3)
        • SHM 323–Construction Safety and Health (3)
                     OR SHM 325 – Manufacturing Safety and Health (3)
        • SHM 351–Incident Analysis (3)
        • SHM 352–Systems and Design (3)
        • SHM 353–Risk and Insurance (4)
        • SHM 371–Emergency Planning and Preparedness (4)
        • SHM 375–Transportation and Fleet Safety (4)
        • SHM 377–Hazardous Materials Management (4)
        • SHM 379–Facility & Building Safety (4)
        • SHM 471–Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (4)
        • SHM 472–Ergonomics (3)
        • SHM 474–Safety and Health Management Systems (4)
        • SHM 477–Environmental Management (4)
        • SHM 480–Safety and Health Laboratory (2)
        • SHM 481–Evolving Issues in Safety and Health Management (2)
        • SHM 485–Safety and Health Management Capstone (3)
        • SHM 490–Co-operative Education (6)
        • Department Approved elective course (4-5)

B.S. Degree Program Total Credits: 129-132