Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment


 

Mission Statement

The Bachelor of Science degree program in Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment (OSH&E) is designed to provide an academically comprehensive curriculum that prepares graduates with the ability and competency to become highly qualified safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental professionals. The program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

 

Program Educational Objectives

The educational objectives of the OSH&E program are to prepare students who

  1. Apply knowledge and principles of mathematics, science, technology, and management in industry, business, or other related areas of employment as occupational safety, health, and environmental professionals;

  2. Apply practical-oriented knowledge and skills in safety, health, and environment to anticipate, identify and evaluate hazardous conditions and practices, to develop hazard control designs, methods, procedures and programs, and to implement and manage effective safety, health, and environment programs;

  3. Become effective communicators and ethical facilitators within the practice of safety, health, and environment;

  4. Continue professional development to address the need of applying principles of safety, health, and environment within a constantly changing and increasingly diverse environment.

 

Curriculum sheets are available for this degree:2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-20132013-2014, 2014-2015

 

See a course prerequisite flowchart.


An OSHE related concentration also exists within the Industrial Technology program:

 

Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Technology, Concentration in Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment


The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Industrial Technology, Concentration in Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment (OSH&E), curriculum sheet is: 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-20132013-2014, 2014-2015

 

 

OSHE Faculty

 


OSH&E Faculty

Full-time Members

Dr. Lu Yuan, ScD, CSP
http://www2.selu.edu/Academics/Faculty/lyuan/
Associate Professor & Program Coordinator
Specialty: Occupational Ergonomics and Safety, Biomechanics

 

Dr. Ephraim Massawe, ScD
http://www2.selu.edu/Academics/Faculty/emassawe/
Associate Professor
Specialty: Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health

 

Mrs. Amanda Brown, MPH
Instructor
Speciality: Industrial Hygiene

 

Adjunct Instructors*

Mr. Lawrence Mauerman, MAS, PE
Former OSH&E Program Coordinator


Mr. Steven P. Pereira, CSP
President, Professional Safety Associates, Inc.

 

Mr. Richard Matherne, CIH
Industrial Hygiene Consultant

 

Mr. Wayne LaCombe, MSPH, CSP, CIH
Safety Section Supervisor
ExxonMobil Oil Corp. as operator/agent for Chalmette Refining, LLC

 

Mr. William J. Kerr, CSP
Area HSE Manager
Total Safety U.S., Inc.

 

*-Also on OSH&E Industrial Advisory Committee



OSH&E Industrial Advisory Committee

Southeastern's OSH&E Program Industrial Advisory Committee (IAC) consists of representatives from industry, government agencies, and professional safety, health, and environmental organizations from the greater New Orleans/Baton Rouge area. They meet regularly with Southeastern OSH&E faculty and administration to provide:

  • Feedback on the effectiveness of the program in providing quality graduates to fill OSH&E positions in the area workforce;

  • Advice on curriculum development to assure that the degree program maintains relevancy and meets the needs of area employers;

  • Contact and coordination with area employers for program support in including, but not limited to: internships, plant field trips, guest speakers, equipment acquisition, scholarships, etc.;

  • Assistance in preparation for program accreditation through the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).



OSHE IAC Meeting Reports
 
Fall
Spring
2013-2014

October 18, 2013

 April 23, 2014
2012-2013

October 26, 2012 

Apr 26, 2013

2011-2012

October 28, 2011

April 27, 2012

2010-2011

November 5, 2010

April 8, 2011

2009-2010

October 23, 2009

April 23, 2010

2008-2009

July 25, 2008

October 17, 2008

April 24, 2009

January 23, 2009

 

Internship Information

Our students, as part of their curriculum, have served internships with outstanding regional and national employers in manufacturing, construction, chemical, refining, consulting companies and government agencies. We are grateful for the cooperation of these organizations. Companies who desire an OSH&E intern please contact Dr. Roy Bonnette at 985-549-2415 or rbonnette@selu.edu for more information!

 

Scholarships

Both departmental and external scholarships are available. In particular, students in the OSH&E program are highly encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:

Linda Sullivan Scholarship

Greater Baton Rouge Chapter Don Jones Excellence in Safety Scholarship