Skip to Navigation
Skip to main content
Grand Valley State University    
 
    
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
2016-2017 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety and Health Management


For more information, please visit the Occupational Safety and Health Management - Program Description .

Requirements for a Major in Occupational Safety and Health Management


Students planning to major in occupational safety and health management (OSHM) must complete the following requirements:

1. General University Degree Requirements


As identified in the General Academic Policies section of the Grand Valley State University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog. Note that some of the OSHM fundamentals courses listed as follows meet these requirements.

2. OSHM Fundamentals


Admission to major standing in the OSHM program requires approval of a secondary application. Applicants must meet at least the following:

  • GPA of 2.3 or above in the OSHM fundamentals courses listed below;
  • Completion of each course in the OSHM fundamentals with a grade of C (2.0) or above with not more than one repeat

The OSHM Fundamentals Courses, 33-38 credits, are as follows.

4. OSHM Electives:


In addition to the preceding, students must take nine hours of electives from the list below.

Suggested Order of Coursework for a Major in OSHM


This suggested order of coursework assumes that students will complete the fundamentals and general education courses with the help of their advisor and apply for admission by February 1st of the winter semester of their sophomore year.

Fourth Year


  • OSHM elective Credits: 3
  • Free electives as needed to complete 120 total credits

Occupational Safety and Health Management Program Description


Click here for the program description.