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Environmental Science Bachelor of Science | Industrial Hygiene

This specialization prepares students in the recognition, evaluation and control of workplace hazards. The curriculum provides a broad academic background in the sciences with emphasis on health applications.UHCL programs in Safety or Industrial Hygiene, at the Bachelors and Masters level, are designated by the Institute for Safety & Health Management (ISHM), so that graduates of these programs can now apply and become Associate Safety & Health Managers (ASHM). Our graduates can sit for the CSHM exam 2 years after graduation. This is a saving of 3 years. See letters for Safety and IH, as well as certificates for Safety and IH from ISHM.

Industrial Hygiene Sub-plan

INDH 3131 Industrial Health and Hygiene
3 hours
INDH 3332 Principles of Safety
3 hours
INDH 4131 Noise and Hearing Conservation 3 hours
INDH 4133 Industrial Ventilation 3 hours
INDH 4135 Industrial Radiological Health
3 hours
INDH 4231 Ergonomics, Human Factors and Workspace Design
3 hours
INDH 4232 I H Sampling and Analysis
3 hours
BIOL 4235 Environmental Toxicology 3 hours
 
Additional required electives must be selected in consultation with a faculty advisor and shall be completed with grades "C-" or better. In all cases, prerequisites for each course must be satisfied. A maximum of six hours of environmental management courses may be included.
Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET The Bachelor of Science Environmental Science – Industrial Hygiene program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.

Annual Student Enrollment and Graduation Data

Term Enrolled   Degrees Awarded
Industrial Hygiene Safety Industrial Hygiene Safety
Spring 2008 19 9 1 0
Summer 2008 14 9 1 0
Fall 2008 19 12 4 2
Spring 2009 18 12 4 4
Summer 2009 6 4 1 1
Fall 2009 17 12 2 1
Spring 2010 18 11 3 1
Summer 2010 9 8 2 2
Fall 2010 19 14 0 0
Spring 2011 23 17 0 0
Summer 2011 17 14 2 2
Fall 2011 26 22 4 4
Spring 2012 25 18 4 3
Summer 2012 10 11 0 0
Fall 2012 26 22 1 1
Spring 2013 24 23 1 1
Summer 2013 14 14 1 1
Fall 2013 25 24 4 3
Spring 2014 22 19    
Note: that some students are enrolled in both subplans

Resources

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Program Faculty
Full Time
Magdy Akladios, PhD
Dennis Casserly, PhD
Adjuncts
Angel L. Plaza, DrPh  (Noise and Hearing Conservation)
Jan Koehn, MS, CIH (IH Sampling and Analysis)
Kathryn Carmichael, MS (Fire Safety Engineering)      
Jose Limardo (Industrial Health & Hygiene)
William Young, MS, CIH, CSP (Hazardous Materials & Emergency Response and Industrial Ventilation)
Mary Van Baalen, PhD (Industrial Radiological Health and Radiation Protection)
Delos Carrier, MD (Recognition of Occupational Diseases)
Cynthia Rando, MBA, CHFP (Ergonomics, Human Factors and Workspace Design)      
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