BA/BS Major in Occupational Health Science

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Occupational Health Science

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component
Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts) 112
Area III (Natural Science and Mathematics) 2
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Science)12
Area V
Major Core Requirements in Occupational Health Science
OHS 301Occupational Safety and Health (Occupational Safety and Health)3
OHS 310Ergonomics, Human Factors and Workplace Design (Ergonomics, Human Factors and Workplace Design)3
OHS 311Occupational Safety I (Occupational Safety I)3
OHS 312Occupational Safety II (Occupational Safety II)3
OHS 322Occupational Health Problems (Occupational Health Problems)3
OHS 333Occupational Toxicology (Occupational Toxicology)3
OHS 335Physical Agents (Physical Agents)3
OHS 422Control of Airborne Hazards (Control of Airborne Hazards)3
OHS 422LControl of Airborne Hazards Laboratory (Control of Airborne Hazards Laboratory)1
OHS 444Occupational Air Sampling Methods (Occupational Air Sampling Methods)3
OHS 444LOccupational Air Sampling Methods Laboratory (Occupational Air Sampling Methods Laboratory)1
OHS 490Management of Occupational Health and Safety Programs (Management of Occupational Health and Safety Programs)3
OHS 494Internship in Occupational Health (Internship in Occupational Health)0
OHS 496Senior Seminar in Occupational Health (Senior Seminar in Occupational Health)1
CH 111
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
CH 112
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
CH 441Biochemistry3
CH 465Environmental Regulations3
Area V: Additional Requirements
BI 111Principles of Biology4
BI 241
BI 242
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II
MA 112
MA 113
MA 121
MA 122
College Algebra
and College Trigonometry
and Calculus for Business and Life Sciences I
and Calculus for Business and Life Sciences II
MA 147Elementary Statistics3
PH 241
PH 242
General Physics I
and General Physics II
Select one from the following: 33
Business Applications of Microcomputer Software
Computer Skills for Problem-Solving
Computer Science I
A minor in Chemistry is required. OHS majors must take the following courses as their chemistry minor electives:14
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Instrumental Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Applied Physical Chemistry
and Applied Physical Chemistry Laboratory
Total Hours129

For BA degree, select six hours of a required foreign language at the introductory level.


The eleven (11) hours of Natural Science and Mathematics requirement (Area III) of the General Education component will be completed within the major.


Fulfills computer literacy requirement.