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 or
ZOO 250 and
ZOOL 252
Human Physiology
Human Anatomy and Physiology Lecture I
Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory I
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

††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.
2Professional electives must be selected by students in consultation with their advisors.