University of Wisconsin-Whitewater2002-2004 Undergraduate Catalog

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DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

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

 
Faculty:  Deborah C. Bowen, Wayne Cole, George Gruetzmacher, Dennis Hussey, Robert Lepkowski, Alvaro Taveira (Chairperson), Mary Wagner, Treena Ward, Craig G. Wucivic, Roger Young, David Zehel.
OESH 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 organizationís compliance with the various governmental regulations.

Driver Education Licensure is part of the Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health  Department curriculum.  This is a Department of Public Instruction approved program which provides current or potential licensed teachers an additional certification to teach driverís 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  units
Licensed elementary, junior high, or secondary school teachers in any subject area can become licensed to teach driver education if they complete these courses:

SFTYGEN 251, SFTYGEN 450/650, SFTYGEN 255, SFTYTRAF 260,  SFTYTRAF 461/661,

SFTYTRAF 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 (BS)
UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS (22 UNITS)
 1. CHEM 102 AND CHEM 104
 2. PHYSCS 130
 3. BIOLOGY 120, BIOLOGY 361 OR PEPROF 271
 4. ECON 245, EDFOUND 482, MATH 230 OR MATH 231
MAJOR - 67-68 UNITS
 1.   SFTYGEN 201, SFTYGEN 450, SFTYGEN 453, AND SFTYGEN 488
 2. SFTYIND 380, SFTYIND 420, SFTYIND 480, SFTYIND 481, SFTYIND 483, SFTYING 484, SFTYIND 485
 3. BSEDCNA 353
 4. SFTYGEN 470 (2 UNITS) AND SFTYPRAC 492 (12 UNITS)
 5. SELECT 6 UNITS FROM: ECON 353, FNBSLW 446, MANGEMNT 306, MANGEMNT 320, MANGEMNT 430, MANGEMNT 486
 6. SELECT 11-12 UNITS FROM: PEPROF 281, SFTYGEN 255, SFTYIND 382, SFTYIND 383, SFTYING 384,  SFTYIND 457, SFTYIND 482, SFTYIND 486, SFTYIND 487, SFTYIND 489, COMDIS 444, SFTYTRAF 260, SFTYTRAF 381
OCCUPATIONAL  SAFETY  - CONSTRUCTION  SAFETY  EMPHASIS (BS)

UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS (22 UNITS)

 1. CHEM 102 AND CHEM 104
 2. PHYSCS 130
 3. BIOLOGY 120, BIOLOGY 361, OR PEPROF 271
 4. ECON 245, EDFOUND 482, MATH 230, OR MATH 231
MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (64-65 UNITS)
 1. SFTYGEN 251, SFTYGEN 450, SFTYGEN 453, AND SFTYGEN 488
 2. SFTYIND 380, SFTYIND 480, SFTYIND 481, SFTYIND 483, SFTYIND 484, AND SFTYIND 485
 3. SFTYGEN 470 (2 UNITS) AND SFTYPRAC 492 (12 UNITS)
 4. SFTYIND 382, SFTYIND 384, SFTYIND 482
 5. SELECT 2-3 UNITS FROM COURSES: PEPROF 281, SFTYGEN 255, SFTYIND 383, SFTYIND 420, SFTYIND 457, SFTYIND 486, SFTYIND 487, SFTYIND 489, SFTYTRAF 260, SFTYTRAF 381, AND COMDIS 444
 6. BSEDCNA 353
 7. SELECT 6 UNITS FROM: ECON 353, FNBSLW 446, MANGEMNT 306, MANGEMNT 320, MANGEMNT 430 AND MANGEMNT 486
Additional Requirements: Students must successfully complete a comprehensive examination prior to beginning their professional term.
MINOR/EMPHASES

 
 

SAFETY   STUDIES - OCCUPATIONAL   SAFETY   EMPHASIS

MINOR - 24 UNITS

 1.   SFTYGEN 201
 2.   SFTYIND  380
 3. SFTYGEN 450
 4. SFTYGEN 453
 5. SFTYIND  483
 6. SFTYGEN 488
 7.   SELECT 6 ELECTIVE UNITS FROM COURSES
       SFTYGEN 255, SFTYIND 383, SFTYIND 382, SFTYIND 420, SFTYIND 486, SFTYIND 487, SFTYIND 489, OR SFTYGEN 381