University of Wisconsin-Whitewater2000-2001 Undergraduate Catalog

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DEPARTMENT OF SAFETY STUDIES

Phone: 262-472-1117
E-Mail: safety@uwwvax.uww.edu

Faculty: Subhi Abderrezaq, Deborah C. Bowen, Wayne Cole, Gregory N. Green (Chairperson), Robert Lepkowski, Leslie Reed, Alvaro Taveira, Mary Wagner, Treena Ward, Craig G. Wucivic, Roger Young.

 Safety Studies encompasses the study of: Accident Prevention, Health Engineering Controls, Loss Control, Environmental Regulation, and Property Protection. The course of study deals with the management of risk to enhance the health, safety, and productivity of employees and an organization's compliance with the various governmental regulations.

 Driver Education Licensure is part of the Safety Studies Department curriculum. This is a Department of Public Instruction approved program which provides current or potential licensed teachers an additional certification to teach driver's education. This is not a stand alone certification/licensure.

 Introduction to Safety, Behavioral Aspects of Accident Prevention, and Alcohol and Other Drugs are useful and appropriate courses for all students in undergraduate studies, especially those in education. Industrial Accident Prevention is an appropriate course for students entering business and occupational professions.
 
 

DRIVER EDUCATION LICENSURE 15 - 17 credits

Licensed elementary, junior high, or secondary school teachers in any subject area can become licensed to teach driver education if they complete these courses:

 SFTY 460-251, 460-450/650, 460-455/655, 461-260, 461-461/661, 461-464.
 
 

MAJORS/EMPHASES

Major Grade Point Average Requirement:
Students entering the safety program are Pre-Safety majors until they complete Introduction to Safety, Industrial Accident Prevention and the first semester of Chemistry with a minimum grade point average in these courses of 2.5.

 GPA Requirements for Internship and to Graduate:
To obtain an internship and graduate the student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in the major and as an overall college average.

 Writing Proficiency Requirement:
See chairperson for course(s) that satisfy this requirement.

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY (BSE)

COLLEGE
 
 
  1. SFTY 462-481
  2. ECON 230-245 OR EDFD 424-482 OR MATH 760-230 OR 760-231
PROFESSIONAL SEMESTER
  1. SFTY 460-470
  2. SELECT 12 CREDITS FROM COURSE SFTY 469-492
MAJOR PRE-ADMISSION - 2.50 GPA REQUIRED
  1. SFTY 460-251 AND 462-380 RLS
  2. CHEM 640-102
MAJOR - 50-52 CREDITS
 
 
  1. SFTY 460-450, 460-453 AND 460-488
  2. SFTY 462-380, 462-480, 462-483, 462-484 AND 462-485
  3. CHEM 640-104
  4. PHYS 800-130
  5. BIOL 630-120 OR 630-360 OR HPER 442-271
  6. SELECT 11 - 12 CRED FROM COURSES HPER 442-281, SFTY 460-381, 460-455, 462-382, 462-383, 462-457, 462-486, 462-487, 462-489, 463-420 AND CMDS 510-444
  7. B ED 220-353 AND MGNT 250-306
  8. SELECT 3 CRED FROM COURSES ECON 230-353, FNLW 240-446, MGNT 250-320, 250-430 AND 250-486

MINOR/EMPHASES

SAFETY STUDIES - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY EMPHASIS

MINOR - 22 CREDITS
  1. SFTY 460-251
  2. SFTY 462-380 AND 462-483
  3. SELECT 13 ELECTIVE CRED FROM COURSES SFTY 460-381, 460-450, 460-453, 460-455, 461-466, 462-382, 462-484, 462-485, 462-486, 462-487 AND 463-472
Registrar's Office - UW-Whitewater
For comments: registrar@mail.uww.edu.
Last revised on March 10, 2000 by WDT
URL: http://www.uww.edu/catalog2000