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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Safety and Health Management Program, BS

College of Education and Professional Studies
Hogue Hall, room 107

Fax: 509-963-1795

John O’Neill, MPA
Michael L. Whelan, PhD

Program Information
The vision for the BS major in safety and health management 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 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 BS 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 completion of an approved minor or second major.

Admission Requirements
Applications are accepted throughout the academic year. Admission to the program is based upon a review of completed prerequisite courses and application materials Please see the program application at www.cwu.edu/~iet/programs/shm/documents/bsshm_app.doc.

Admission to any course requires a grade of C or better in each prerequisite listed. Students who do not meet the prerequisite grade requirement will be dropped from the course.

A student is expected to complete each course used to fulfill a degree program requirement with a grade of C or better. Students must complete all CWU basic and breadth requirements prior to beginning 400-level SHM coursework.


Required Basic and Breadth Courses Required

ENG 101 - English Composition I (4)
ENG 102 - English Composition II (4)
PSY 101 - General Psychology (5)
Either MATH 101 or MATH 153 or MATH 154 or MATH 172 (5)
Either MATH 102 or MATH 130 (5)
Either CHEM 101 or CHEM 111/111LAB or CHEM 181/181LAB (5)
BIOL 201 - Human Physiology (5)
Either IT 101 or CS 101 - Computer Basics (4)

Choose one of the following courses: Credits 5

Choose one of the following MATH courses Credits: 5

Selct either: Credits: (3-4)

Total Basic and Breadth Requirements 36-37

Choose one of the following courses: (4-5)

Choose one SHM Industry Practice course: (3)

SHM Core Functions courses: (12)

Total Credits: 65-67

BS Degree Program Total Credits: 101-104

Plus an approved minor or second major