For people to do their jobs well, all-around safety is important. The need for safety professionals has risen due to state and federal regulations that govern health and safety in the workplace. Safety managers take on the responsibility of ensuring workplaces as well as living quarters are free from health, chemical, and physical hazards. They contribute to an increase in productivity and protect the well-being of all. With a safety management minor from Wayne State, you’ll be prepared to work in industry, government, and private sectors. The safety management minor pairs well with other industrial technology and business disciplines and can also be useful in the fields of law, engineering, communications, and health.
2020-21 Academic Year
Required Courses: 20 hours
A minor must include a minimum of 12 hours unduplicated by your major(s) and minor(s).
- ITE 203 Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene or ITE 207 Ergonomics (3)
- ITE 301 Construction Safety or ITE 306 Industrial Safety (3)
- ITE 310 Workplace Accident Investigation (3)
- ITE 312 Systems Safety (3)
- ITE 407 Accident Prevention (3)
- ITE 408 Hazardous Materials (3)