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2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Safety and Health Management Program, B.S. (SHM)


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Faculty Mitch Leary, program coordinator (E)
Roby J. Robinson, CSP (E)
Kristine Geckle, program coordinator (L)

Scott Calahan, traffic safety education (E)

Department Information  The vision for the safety and health management curriculum is one that is recognized for preparing students to be well-rounded safety practitioners who have the confidence and capabilities to navigate the complex organizational and knowledge networks necessary to succeed in contemporary safety and health management.

The curriculum includes four programs: two leading to bachelor’s degrees in safety and health management, a minor in safety and health management and a certificate in industrial safety and health. The curriculum also has a minor in traffic safety – safety education offered during the summer.

The safety and health field includes many industries, functions, and occupations. Graduates from the curriculum have a history of high employment rates and competitive starting salaries.

The four safety and health management programs provide options for the students to tailor the program to their specific interests. All programs are offered at the main campus in Ellensburg. The two programs leading to bachelor’s degrees  are also offered at the CWU centers in Lynnwood and Des Moines.

The Bachelor of Science in safety and health management is the primary program for the student seeking a baccalaureate degree leading to a career in safety and health management. The program requires 65-67 hours of coursework plus an approved minor.

Admission Requirements


Each of the following basic and breadth prerequisites or their equivalents must be completed with a grade of C or better prior to admission to the safety and health management programs:

Required Courses


The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in safety and health management is the promary program for the student seeking a baccalaureate degree leading to a career in safety and health namagement. The program required 65-67 hours of coursework plus an approved cognate (minor or cluster).

 

Choose one of the following courses:


Choose three SHM Synthesis courses:


Total Credits: 65-67


Approved Minors


Minors approved for the B.S. in Safety and Health Management include:

  • Administrative Management
  • Business Administration
  • Construction Management
  • Electrical-Computer Hardware
  • Energy Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Flight Technology
  • Industrial Technology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Approved minor cluster Total Credits: 20-25


B.S. Degree Program Total Credits: 85-92


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