Degree Minor: Industrial Safety
Degree Level: Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 24 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online
The Industrial Safety Minor is designed for undergraduate students who desire to pursue opportunities in safety related careers, for currently employed individuals working in safety programs, and for individuals looking towards career opportunities in safety management roles. The Industrial Safety Minor will allow regional businesses the opportunity to develop safety professionals to assist with compliance with the numerous and complex regulations imposed by federal agencies, most notably OSHA. The program will benefit individuals by providing a new professional career path and opportunities for advancement within their company or with other companies.The 24 credit hour program may be completed in two semesters with 12 credit hours offered each fall and spring semesters, or the program may be extended over four semesters at 6 credit hours per semester. Once completed, students will be credited on their transcript with the Industrial Safety Minor. To view the brochure, click here.
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ITEC 308 Industrial Management - 3 hours
SFED 335 General Safety Education – 3 hours*
SFED 435 Occupational Safety and Health - 3 hours
SFED 460 Organization, Administration of Safety Programs – 1 hour
Must take concurrently with SFED 461 or SFED 462
SFED 461 Supervision of Industrial Safety Programs – 2 hours
SFED 462 Supervision of Construction Safety Programs – 2 hours
SFED 477 Accident/Incident Investigation and Analysis - 3 hours
SFED 478 Behavior Based Safety Systems – 3 hours
SFED 425 Ergonomics – 3 hours
SFED 498 Special Topics in Safety – 3 hours.
* Pending Approval
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Program Contact: Jami Koester
Department: Industrial Technology
College: Business and Technology
Address: Otto Olsen, Room 132, UNK, Kearney, NE 68849