AET Occupational Safety & Hygiene Technology Degree Requirements

AET Occupational Safety & Hygiene - 2-year Degree (A.T.) Requirements

The Applied Engineering & Technology degree is a two-year program where upon successful completion you will be awarded an associate's degree. Your coursework over the two years in the program will be divided into two categories: 1) General Education; and 2) Technical Option Classes.

*Note: If you are looking for information on the Occupation Safety & Environmental Health bachelor's degree program, it is considered a major separate from the AETM major. Please select the program from the navigation on the left of click here.

General Education: 31-32 credits (minumum)

All students seeking an associate's degree from Millersville University must successfully complete the general education requirements. The general education requirements are designed to help make you into a well-rounded professional. Please take some time to ready about the general education requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog. An explanation of the program is located on page 37 of the Catalog at

Occupational Safety & Hygiene Technology Technical Core: 33 credits

The courses for the Occupational Safety & Hygiene Technology associate's degree are listed below and you can read their descriptions in the Undergraduate Catalog. The AEST information starts on page 81.

Associate's Degree
Occupational Safety & Hygiene Technology - Required Courses: 33 credits

ITEC 120: Energy, Power & Transportation
ITEC 130: Production Materials and Processes
OSEH 120: Safety, Health, and Environmental Issues
OSEH 220: Legal Aspects of Safety
OSEH 221: Fire Prevention, Protection, and Control
OSEH 320: Safety Engineering Principles
OSEH 321: Environmental and Industrial Hygiene I
OSEH 323: Human Factors
CHEM 104: General, Organic, and Biochemistry II
Select one course from the following five:
OSEH 333: Intro to Systems Safety
OSEH 410: Safety & Hygiene Management
OSEH 422: Environmental & Industrial Hygiene II
ITEC 300: Co-op
ITEC 392: Intro to Industrial Training

Required Related Courses: 10-12 credits

Required related courses round out the departmental requirements for the AET: Advanced Manufacturing Technology degree.

Mathematics: 3-4 Credits

Select one course from the following list.

MATH 130: Elements of Statistics
MATH 151: Calculus for Management, Life
MATH 160: Precalculus

Physics: 4 Credits

Select one course from the following list.

PHYS 103: Elements of Physics
PHYS 104: Applied Physics
PHYS 131: Physics I

Chemistry: 3-4 Credits

Select one course from the following list.

CHEM 103: General, Organic and Biochemistry I
CHEM 111: Intro to Chemistry