AAS OSHT Degree

Associate of Applied Science – Occupational Safety and Health

The two-year Associate of Applied Science builds on the certificate and credits may transfer to universities. It complies with the requirements of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, and graduates may sit for the ASP/CSP exam if they have the required years of professional experience.

Suggested Study Plan

Semester 1

Course SCH
OSHT 1313

Accident Prevention, Inspection and Investigation

3

OSHT 2401

OSHA Regulations - General Industry

4

OSHT 1301

Introduction to Safety and Health - Online

3
MATH 1314

College Algebra

3

Semester 2

Course SCH

OSHT 1321

Fire Protection Systems

3

OSHT 2305

Ergonomics and Human Factors in Safety

3
OSHT 1305

OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry

3

CHEM 1411

General Chemistry I

4

Semester 3

Course SCH

EPCT 1313

Contingency Planning

3

PSYC 2301
or SOCI 1301

Introduction to Psychology

or Introduction to Sociology

3

Semester 4

Course SCH

OSHT 1309

Physical Hazards Control

3

EPCT 1341

Principles of Industrial Hygiene

3

ENG 1301

Composition I

3

Semester 5

Course SCH

EPCT 1305

Environmental Regulations Overview - Online

3

OSHT 2309

Safety Program Management (Capstone)

3

Language, Philosophy and Culture/Creative Arts

Select from Core Curriculum

3

ENGL 1302, BMGT 2309, BMGT 2347, BUSI 2304,
COSC 1301 or SPCH 1315

Composition II, Leadership, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Business Report Writing and
Correspondence, Introduction to Computing or Public Speaking

3

Semester 6

Course SCH

Life and Physical Sciences

Select from Core Curriculum

4

ENGL 2311

Technical and Business Writing

3

Total hours: 60

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