Occupational Ergonomics Emphasis
The occupational ergonomics emphasis prepares students to meet the growing demand for safety professionals capable of dealing with work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD). This emphasis provides students with a comprehensive background in ergonomic work analysis, hazard assessment, and program development in a variety of essential industries.
The occupational ergonomics emphasis consists of the following courses:
- SAFETY 488: Ergonomics
- SAFETY 471: Applied Methods in Ergonomics
- SAFETY 472: Advanced Industrial Ergonomics
In addition to these three courses, students are required to pass a comprehensive examination. The courses taken as part of the emphasis are counted as Safety Electives, with the exception of SAFETY 488 which is a required course.
Four Year Plan of Courses
- SAFETY 488, offered every semester
- SAFETY 471, offered every Fall semester
- SAFETY 472, offered every Spring semester
For further information, please contact Sang Choi, Occupational Ergonomics Area Coordinator.