Occupational Safety Minor
The OSEH minor is designed for persons interested in the safety and environmental health professions. This minor places emphasis on the core studies in the technical and managerial aspects of occupational safety and health. The six core courses required to complete the minor will provide you with sufficient technical skills to function in any safety and health role. Graduates of this program typically work as safety and health managers, loss-control consultants, compliance officers and environmental safety specialists. The OSEH minor should be an attribute to majors in biology, business administration, chemistry, applied engineering & technology management, political science and nursing. A minor in OSEH will enable you to function in multiple roles in your professional career if you so wish to.
Regulations Governing Minor Course Work
- There shall be a minimum of 18.0 credit hours with a minimum Millersville QPA of 2.0.
- Only one course which counts toward your major may be counted toward your minor.
- Courses that count toward a minor are also eligible to be used to satisfy the current University-wide General Education requirements subject to normal distribution requirements.
- At least two courses should be at the upper-division level (300-400). Exceptions may be requested upon evidence of program depth.
- No course needed for the minor may be taken Pass-Fail.
- One-half or more of the work required for the minor must be completed at Millersville University.
- No student may minor in his or her major.
Minor in Occupational Saf & Env Health
Total hours18 hours
Fundamentals of Safety, Health, Environmental Issues3 hours
Legal Aspects Environmental Safety3 hours
Industrial Fire Prevention, Protection and Control3 hours
Safety Engineering Principles3 hours
Human Factors in OSEH3 hours
Safety and Hygiene Management3 hours