Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Occupational Safety and Health Concentration

The intent of the psychology program is to provide a comprehensive plan of study that will introduce students to many subfields of psychology and prepare them for careers in a number of human services careers as well as graduate and professional programs. Graduate degrees are required to pursue licensure as a psychologist, counselor, or social worker. Waldorf College psychology majors should be prepared to enter these degree programs upon graduation. Through graduate studies, students may choose to specialize in areas including clinical, experimental, developmental, social, cognitive, human factors, sports, industrial/organizational, health, and forensics.

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Occupational Safety and Health Concentration

Waldorf’s Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) concentration provides foundational knowledge and initial exposure to the Occupational Safety and Health field. Learners explore a variety of areas, including industrial hygiene and occupational, environmental, and health safety. Complementing the bachelor’s degree in Psychology, learners focus on safety strategies that are designed to influence human thought and behavior, leading people to make choices that promote workplace safety.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 4 years for full-time students.

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  Credit Hours
Core Requirements 60
Major Requirements 60
Courses Required for Major 30
Professional Electives 15
Concentration 12
Remaining Professional Electives 3
Grand Total: 120

 

Occupational Safety and Health Concentration
Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
  12
OSH 3001 Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health 3
OSH 3651 Total Environmental, Health, and Safety Management 3
OSH 4301 Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene 3
Choose one from the following:  
FSC 3345 Introduction to Fire Prevention 3
OSH 3640 Interactions of Hazardous Materials 3
OSH 3701 Industrial Ergonomics 3
OSH 4601 Accident Investigation 3

B.A./B.S. Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits
  • A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
  • 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf
  • Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours
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