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 Health3
OHS 310Ergonomics, Human Factors and Workplace Design3
OHS 311Occupational Safety I3
OHS 312Occupational Safety II3
OHS 322Occupational Health Problems3
OHS 333Occupational Toxicology3
OHS 335Physical Agents3
OHS 422Control of Airborne Hazards3
OHS 422LControl of Airborne Hazards Laboratory1
OHS 444Occupational Air Sampling Methods3
OHS 444LOccupational Air Sampling Methods Laboratory1
OHS 465Environmental Regulations3
OHS 490Management of Occupational Health and Safety Programs3
OHS 494Internship in Occupational Health0
OHS 496Senior Seminar in Occupational Health1
Area V: Additional Requirements
BI 101Introductory Biology4
or BI 111 Principles of Biology
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:21
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry
and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Instrumental Analysis
and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory
Foundations of Biochemistry
Total Hours125

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.