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Safety, Health, Environmental (C) Certificate

Purpose Statement

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as a safety, health or environmental specialist.  The program helps the students create a safe work environment, understand OSHA regulations and compliance, learn emergency management techniques, integrate employee health and safety into decision making, have the knowledge and skills to implement strategies to control, and manage potential problems.

Program of Study
Course Subject Course Title Credit Hours
First Semester
COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
EPCT 1301 Hazardous Waste Op. and Emergency Response 3
EPCT 1305 Environmental Regulations Overview 3
EPCT 1341 Industrial Hygiene 3
Total Hours: 15
Second Semester
EPCT 1349 Environmental Regulation Interpretation & App. 3
EPCT 2489 Internship - Environmental 4
PTAC 1302 Introduction to Process Technology 3
PTAC 1408 Safety, Health and Environment I 4
SPCH Introduction to Speech Communications OR
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1318 Interpersonal Communication OR
SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communications
Total Hours: 17
Summer I Semester
MATH 1314 OR
MATH 1332
MATH 1314 College Algebra OR MATH 1332
Contemporary Mathematics
Elective Language, Philosophy, and Culture OR Creative Arts * 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology OR SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology 3
Total Hours: 9
Grand Total Hours: 41

*Core Curriculum Options

View course descriptions here: Course Catalog