Apr 26, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Occupational Safety, A.A.S.

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The online Occupational Safety degree provides students technical safety education in the growing field of safety and prepares them for entry level safety positions in a variety of industries.  Degree seeking students in Occupational Safety must complete 62-63 credit hours to earn the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.).  The required courses are all online.  General Education courses are available through conventional, face-to-face classes, or online.  Please refer to the current semester’s course schedule as not all courses are offered online in all semesters.

Upon completion of the 32 credit hours of SAFE core curriculum, students will earn an Occupational Safety Certificate.

TEEX TRANSFER STUDENTS:  Students who have verified TEEX Certified Safety Health Official™ (CSHO) certificate will receive 18 transfer credits towards the Energy core curriculum and 3 credits towards the Humanities general education requirement.

Note: A student must earn a grade of C or higher in all courses to obtain a certificate or degree.


Recomend no more than 3 classes for 1st time SAFE Students.

Suggested Course Sequence Full-time Students:

Students who for any reason are unable to follow the suggested course sequence should contact an academic advisor for help with adjustments. Please review the current Academic Schedule as not all courses are offered online in all semesters.

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