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Minor in Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences


The minor in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences consists of 18 credit hours in occupational safety, health, and environmental sciences courses as identified below. The minor in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences has improved job opportunities for students in environmental geoscience, criminology, human resource management, international business, and management.


Courses required for a safety, health and environmental applied sciences minor (18 cr. total)

Required Courses:

SAFE 101 Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health (3 cr)
SAFE 111 Principles of Industrial Safety I (3 cr)
SAFE 220 Hazardous Materials (3 cr)
SAFE 310 Environmental Safety and Health Regulations and Sustainability (3 cr)

Controlled Electives:

SAFE courses approved by the department chair totaling at least 6 credits, with at least 3 credits being 300-level or higher course(s).

  • Safety Sciences Department
  • Johnson Hall, Room 117
    1010 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3017
  • Fax: 724-357-3992
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.