Associate of Applied Science – Occupational Safety and Health Technology

The Occupational Safety and Health Technology Program will prepare students for careers in the occupational safety and health field where they will identify, analyze and control hazards of the workplace. Graduates will develop a strong background in safety, health and environmental topics as well as the core subdisciplines of chemistry, math, science, English, including technical writing and psychology.

Learn more about the Occupational Safety and Health Technology Program at COM.

Suggested Study Plan

Semester #1

Course SCH
MATH 1314 COLLEGE ALGEBRA 3
ENGL 1301 COMPOSITION I 3
PHED Elective PHED Elective 1
COSC 1301 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS 3
OSHT 1301 INTRODUCTION TO SAFETY AND HEALTH 3
OSHT 1313 ACCIDENT PREVENTION, INSPECTION AND INVESTIGATION 3

Semester #2

Course SCH
CHEM 1411 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I 4
Humanities/Fine Arts Humanities/Fine Arts 3
OSHT 1405 OSHA REGULATIONS-CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 4
OSHT 1309 PHYSICAL HAZARDS CONTROL 3
EPCT 1313 CONTINGENCY PLANNING 3

Semester #3

Course SCH
Science Elective 4
OSHT 2401 OSHA REGULATIONS-GENERAL INDUSTRY 4
EPCT 1305 ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS OVERVIEW 3
OSHT 1321 FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS 3
ENGL 2311 TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS WRITING 3

Semester #4

Course SCH
OSHT 2309 SAFETY PROGRAM MANAGEMENT 3
OSHT 2320 SAFETY TRAINING PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES 3
OSHT 2305 ERGONOMICS AND HUMAN FACTORS IN SAFETY 3
EPCT 1341 PRINCIPLES OF INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE 3
PSYC 2301
or SOCI 1301
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
or INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
3