2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Safety Management Major

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(69 credits)*

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A course of study in the management, evaluation, and control of safety and health hazards associated with the workplace environment.

This major is offered both as Distance Education (online format) and Conventional (on-campus format). The course requirements are exactly the same and students are admitted to only one format.

The students in Distance Education format need to spend one week of residency on campus to fulfill the Industrial Hygiene Lab (SFTY 330L) requirement.

*The Safety Management undergraduate program is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Admission and Retention

Admission and Retention

There are three levels of review for selective admission, retention, and graduation from the safety management major.

Tentative Admission to Safety Management

Unconditionally admitted new freshmen or current students with a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 must: complete satisfactorily all foundation courses; complete SFTY 212, 314, and 318 with a grade of C- or better; and establish an Indiana State University minimum cumulative GPA of 2.25.

Candidate for Internship

The internship policy of the major requires filing of an application, normally at the Student Internship Qualification Meeting in the academic year prior to the internship, and meeting these performance standards:

  •     Be in good standing during tentative admission phase of the curriculum.
  •     Have completed at least 24 credit hours of SFTY courses.
  •     Maintain an Indiana State University GPA of 2.5 or higher in departmental SFTY courses.
  •     Maintain no less than a C- grade in departmental SFTY courses.
  •     Complete an internship application.

Candidate for Graduation

Applicants for graduation must complete all University graduation requirements stated elsewhere in the Catalog and simultaneously file an application for graduation review with the Safety Management Program. Safety management candidates for graduation must:

  •     Present a minimal ISU cumulative GPA of 2.25.
  •     Present a minimum Indiana State University GPA of 2.5 in all SFTY courses. At least 24 semester hours of the major must be completed at Indiana State University.
  •     Receive no less than a grade of “C-” in each SFTY course.
  •     Satisfactorily complete supervised safety management internship experience. (SFTY 492.)
  •     Complete remainder of major course requirements (Management 301 and Technology Management 492 or Human Resource Development 480 or 495.

The student will be notified of denial of admission to the Safety Management Program or removal from the Safety Management Program.

Additional Required Courses (22 credits):

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This program has the following minimum GPA requirements: 2.25 overall GPA; 2.50 overall GPA in all AHS and SFTY course work. Student must complete 24 credits of coursework in the major at ISU.

Fall 1st Year

Fall 2nd Year

Spring 2nd Year

Spring 3rd Year

Spring 4th Year

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