The Safety Technology program is committed to providing a
broad range of Safety Technology skills designed to meet
student aspirations and the needs of the business
community. This program endeavors to help students
attain their highest educational goals and to
provide them a firm foundation in Safety Technology
practices and a firm value based foundation for
lifelong learning and a career in Safety Technology
The Associate Degree in
Safety Technology has the following educational objectives:
To prepare graduates that can take entry-level positions in the health and safety field.
To prepare graduates that are able to pursue higher education and lifelong learning.
To enhance graduates' ability to fulfill long-term goals in professional and educational development
Upon completion of the Associate Degree program in Safety Technology Program, the graduate should be able to:
Explain the fundamental aspects of occupational safety and environmental health issues.
Describe standards, codes, procedures or regulations necessary for safety professional practice.
Formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the discipline.
Conduct experiments (or standard tests) as well as to analyze and interpret data.
Show ethical and responsible behavior.
Function effectively as member of a team.
Demonstrate effective written, oral and graphical communication skills.
After completing the program, students may take up any occupational safety and health profession such as:
Curriculum Overview: The Objectives of the Associate Degree in
Safety Technology are achieved through a curriculum made up of courses in the following four areas:
ENGL102 English Composition II
IAS111 Belief and
MATH121 Introduction to Applied Calculus
Introduction to Safety Technology
ST102 Industrial Safety
Investigation and Analysis
ST199 Summer Internship
ST201 Safety Management
ST202 Fire Protection
ST203 Hazardous Materials
ST204 Construction Safety
ST205 Industrial Hygiene
ST206 Regulations and
Legal Aspects of Safety
ST207 Human Factor in
ST208 Safety Training
ST210 Safety Technology
BIOL133 Biology for Engineers
CHEM133 Chemistry for Engineers
Safety Technology Summer
This is a summer internship experience
for Safety Technology students. Under the
instructor’s supervision, each student
must participate in a structured period
of eight weeks in the Safety Technology section
in a selected economic organization. The
course is designed to provide each
student with the necessary education,
technical, and people skills to be
successful in an Safety Technology position.
The student must write a report about
his summer internship.