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Minor Occupational Health and Safety


Minor in Occupational Health and Safety

The minor in Occupational Health and Safety (reference number 427) requires a minimum of 24 semester hours. This minor provides the basic foundation for students to develop the skills necessary to promote a safe and healthy work environment in a number of industries. The occupational health and safety minor may be used in combination with many majors to enhance a student's career opportunities and as preparation for graduate study in a variety of health disciplines.

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
ENV 120 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health     3
ENV 221 Safety and Health Standards, Codes, and Regulations     3
ENV 321 Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene     3
ENV 322 Physical Hazards Recognition and Control I     3
ENV 423 Safety Program Management     3
Electives Upper division ENV courses     9
Total      24
*The students must also complete supporting courses as follows: SFTY 171, CHEM 109, and ENG 307
 
For more information contact:
Dr. Ritchie Taylor
Director, Environmental Science Program
Academic Complex 129C
(270) 745-8975
ritchie.taylor@wku.edu

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 Last Modified 8/27/18