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 1301 Introduction to Safety and Health 3
OSHT 1305 OSHA Regulations - Construction Industry 3
OSHT 1313 Accident Prevention, Inspection and Investigation 3
TECM 1343 Technical Algebra and Trigonometry 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
Semester Total 15

Semester 2

Course SCH
OSHT 1309 Physical Hazards Control 3
OSHT 2401 OSHA Regulations - General Industry 4
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I 4
ENGL 2311 Technical Writing 3
Semester Total 14

Semester 3

Course SCH
EPCT 1305 Environmental Regulations Overview 3
EPCT 1341 Principles of Industrial Hygiene 3
OSHT 2305 Ergonomics and Human Factors in Safety 3
PSYC 2301
or SOCI 1301
General Psychology
or Introduction to Sociology
3
Life and Physical Sciences Select from Core Curriculum 4
Semester Total 16

Semester 4

Course SCH
OSHT 2309 Safety Program Management 3
OSHT 1321 Fire Protection Systems 3
EPCT 1313 Contingency Planning 3
Language, Philosophy and Culture/Creative Arts Select from Core Curriculum 3
Semester Total 15

Total Semester Credit Hours: 60

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