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Environmental Sustainability, Health & Safety Program Educational Objectives

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Program Mission Statement:  Create and maintain a high-quality, practitioner oriented educational program in the forefront of environmental sustainability, health and safety principles and practices that will allow our graduates to be successful environmental, health and safety practitioners who can lead their organizations toward sustainability.

 

Program Goal #1:  Demonstrate an understanding of environmental sustainability, health and safety fundamentals.  (ABET III.I.a. environmental, health & safety fundamentals).     

            Explain the basic fundamentals of occupational safety.

            Explain the basic fundamentals of environmental sustainability, including recognition of major types, sources, and impacts of air, water and waste-related pollution

 

Program Goal #2:  Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental exposure assessment techniques.  (ABET III.I.d. fundamental exposure assessment techniques).   

            Describe the major methodologies and sampling techniques for analyzing exposures

            Determine appropriate health exposure limits and calculate data

 

Program Goal #3:  Exhibit an understanding of how organizations effectively manage environmental sustainability, health and safety.  (ABET III.I.j.  environmental, health & safety management).   

            Identify and explain strategies and key elements of corporate EHS management programs.

            Analyze and evaluate EHS policies.

 

Program Goal #4:  Demonstrate the ability to understand the impact of solutions on in a global and societal context. (ABET I, Criterion 3.A.h. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of solutions in a global & societal context.)

Prepare and present socially responsible and environmentally sustainable EHS solutions report.