Jul 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Bulletin

Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health, BS

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The program in Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health will provide a comprehensive and quality education to students wishing to become occupational safety or environmental health practitioners in a variety of industries represented in the lower Mississippi Delta region, the state of Arkansas, and beyond. The program curriculum will encompass a wide variety of basic areas of study including science, mathematics, statistics, and communication followed by more specialized coursework in occupational safety and environmental health topics. Students will also have the opportunity to gain relevant experience in partnership with community private or public sector industry in an internship in their senior year. Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to enter their respective fields as general practitioners and be prepared to complete certification exams necessary for career advancement. This program will give students the necessary background to develop and lead occupational and environmental safety and health programs and aid organizations in maintaining compliance with applicable environmental, health and industry safety regulations.

Program Prerequisites

  1. Completion of the A-State admission process with acceptance
  2. Minimum GPA of 2.0 on all transfer work

Probation, Retention, and Readmission

Refer to Probation, Retention and Readmission Policies in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

A complete degree plan is available at https://www.astate.edu/info/academics/degrees/

First Year Making Connections Course:

General Education Requirements:

See General Education Curriculum for Baccalaureate degrees  Sem. Hrs: 35

Students with this major must take the following:

Sub-total: 61


Electives Sem. Hrs: 3

Total Required Hours: 120

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