Occupational Health and Safety
Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: A1973)
Emphasis on the recognition, evaluation, and control of hazardous agents in the work environment; regulations pertaining to the California and Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration; the toxicological effects of hazardous agents in the workplace, occupational diseases and methods of prevention; industrial safety practices; the administration and management of safety programs; and monitoring techniques for airborne contaminants, noise, heat, illumination, and radiation.
Program Student Learning Outcome Statement
- Speak authoritatively and actively to present training information to others and then listen to their feedback to confirm the quality of training presented.
|BIOL 190||HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY||4|
|CHEM 100||INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL CHEMISTRY||4|
|EHMT 100||INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY||4|
|EHMT 130||INTRODUCTION TO TOXICANTS||3|
|EHMT 201||INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH||4|
|EHMT 260||OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY||3|
|EHMT 261||OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY MANAGEMENT||3|
|EHMT 230||SAFETY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE||4|
|Select 4-8 units of the following:||4-8|
|ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE I|
|ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II|
|ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE III|
|ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IV|
|BIOL 211||INTRODUCTION TO CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY||4|
|BIOL 265||GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY||4|
|MATH 119||ELEMENTARY STATISTICS||4|
To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.
A forty-hour HAZWOPER certification that meets OSHA requirements for 29 CFR 1910.120 is given upon the successful completion of EHMT 230.