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Industrial Hygiene and Safety B.S.

The specialization in Safety or Industrial Hygiene prepare students in the recognition, evaluation, and control of workplace hazards. The curriculum provides a broad academic background in the sciences with emphasis on health and safety applications. These two specializations at the bachelor and masters level are designated by the Institute for Safety & Health Management (ISHM) and therefore graduates of these specializations can now apply and become Associate Safety & Health Managers (ASHM). Our graduates can take the CSHM exam two years after graduation, which leads to a savings of three years.

  • Your internship/coop/position should have a 300-hr RECENT (within the calendar year) field experience.
  • Dr. Akladios continuously sends leads, but it is YOUR responsibility to obtain your own internship/Co-op for yourself.
  • You will need to receive approval from Dr. Akladios regarding the field/type of internship you are planning to take BEFORE accepting the position.
  • You will need to send Dr. Magdy Akladios your supervisor's contact information (ASAP) so he could establish communication with them to determine your workload, progress, and tasks.
  • Your supervisor will be required to fill out a 2-page evaluation of your work and activities, and submit it directly to Dr. Akladios.
  • Your supervisor will be invited to attend your final presentation and provide feedback.

If you have any questions please contact Dr. Magdy Akladios.

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with specialization in Industrial Hygiene provides a broad academic background in the sciences with emphasis on health and safety applications.
This program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org.  As a result, the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) officially recognizes the B.S. Degree in Environment Science – Industrial Hygiene, and the B.S. Degree in Environment Science – Industrial Hygiene as meeting the standards for participation in the Graduate Safety Practitioner Qualified Academic Program.  Also, the Institute for Safety and Health Management Officially Recognizes the B.S. Degree in Industrial Hygiene as meeting the requirements for Associate Safety and Health Manager (ASHM) Designation. ABET
Environmental Science Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science with specialization in Safety provides students with the skills and knowledge to recognize and control workplace safety hazards.

This includes training using tested techniques while going beyond complying with applicable State, National, and Federal standards. The curriculum provides a broad academic background in the sciences with emphasis on safety applications.n This program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org. As a result, the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) officially recognizes the B.S. Degree in Environment Science – Safety as meeting the standards for participation in the Graduate Safety Practitioner Qualified Academic Program. Also, the Institute for Safety and Health Management Officially Recognizes the B.S. Degree in Safety as meeting the requirements for Associate Safety and Health Manager (ASHM) Designation. ABET
Environmental Science Bachelor of Science

INDH

Magdy Akladios

Tenured Associate Professor and Department Chair

akladios@uhcl.edu

INDH

Bob Phalen

Tenure-Track Associate Professor

phalen@uhcl.edu

INDH

Dennis Casserly

Professor Emeritus

casserly@uhcl.edu

GEOL

Dongmin Sun

Tenured Associate Professor

SunDon@UHCL.edu

GEOL

Daniel Imrecke

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Imrecke@UHCL.edu

GEOL/ENSC

Gerald Pollack

Lecturer

Pollack@UHCL.edu

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Last updated: 02/03/2017 UTC
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