Occupational Health and Safety - Minor

The Occupational Safety and Health minor consists of 15 hrs of selected upper-level Public Health coursework. Students are encouraged to select courses in consultation with a Public Health Studies Academic Advisor.

Students applying for an OCSH minor must have a 2.0 or better overall GPA and meet with a PHLT advisor to declare the minor. Students are required to meet a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in their minor coursework. Proper classification is required for the course level taken and any minor course prerequisites must be met.

Students with a minor in Occupational Safety and Health minor are prepared to recognize factors that make a workplace unsafe and learn how to reduce risks for everyone.

Requirements to declare Occupational Safety & Health minor:

Must have a 2.0 TAMU GPA

PHLT 331Occupational Safety and Health I3
PHLT 333Accident Investigation3
PHLT 432Human Factors and Ergonomic Health and Safety3
PHLT 434Project Cost Benefit and Economics3
Select one of the following:3
Epidemiology in Public Health
The Environment and Public Health
Total Semester Credit Hours15