Curriculum in Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science

(see footnotes at bottom)



First Semester

ENGL 101G Freshman Composition 3 hours
MATH 151/161G College Algebra with FundamentalsCollege Algebra 3 hours
††OSHE 111 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health,
and Environment
3 hours
††OSHE 112 Design of Hazard Controls 3 hours
GBIO 151G General Biology I 3 hours
BIOL 152 General Biology Laboratory I 1 hour
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 18 hours


Second Semester

ENGL 102G Critical Reading and Writing 3 hours
MATH 162G Plane Trigonometry 3 hours
CMPS 173 Software for Management of Data 3 hours
††OSHE 121 Safety and Health Program Management
and Administration
3 hours
††OSHE 141 Principles of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours



First Semester

CHEM 101G General Chemistry I 3 hours
CLAB 103 General Chemistry Laboratory I 1 hour
MATH 241 Elementary Statistics 3 hours
PSYC 101G General Psychology I 3 hours
††OSHE 251 Environmental Laws and Regulations                3 hours
  Total: 13 hours


Second Semester

PHYS 191 General Physics 3 hours
PLAB 193 General Physics Laboratory 1 hour
COMM 211G Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
††OSHE 231 Safety Laws, Regulations, and Standards          3 hours
††OSHE 242 Ergonomics 3 hours
††OSHE 261 Fire Protection and Prevention 3 hours
  Total: 16 hours




First Semester

CHEM 102G General Chemistry II 3 hours
CLAB 104 General Chemistry Laboratory II 1 hour
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
ZOO 241 Human Physiology 4 hours
††OSHE 381 Safety in Chemical and Process Industries         3 hours
  Total: 14 hours


Second Semester

CHEM 261 Survey of Organic Chemistry 3 hours
HIST 101, or
HIST 102, or
HIST 201, or
Western Civilization to 1500
Western Civilization since 1500
American History to 1877
American History since 1877 
3 hours
ECON 201G Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) 3 hours
ENGL 322 Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing 3 hours
††OSHE 341 Field Methods of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology 3 hours
  Total: 15 hours




First Semester

††OSHE 424 System Safety Methodologies                             3 hours
††OSHE 452 Principles of Radiation Safety 3 hours
MGMT 351 Principles of Management 3 hours
  3 hours
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours



Second Semester

††OSHE 382 Construction Safety 3 hours
††OSHE 421 Measurement of Safety Performance and Accident
Investigation and Analysis
3 hours
††OSHE 391 or
IT 492H
Research and Development
3 hours
  3 hours
  2 hours
  Total: 14 hours


Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of professional electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††A "C" or better (2.0 minimum GPA) must be earned in all major courses and professional electives.
1Social/Behavioral Sciences course must be selected by students in consultation with their advisors.
2Technical electives must be selected by students in consultation with their advisors.