Safety Engineering Technology
Program Code: 10-449-3
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Associate Degree: 2 Years, 67 Credits
Oshkosh CampusFinancial Aid Eligible
The Safety Engineering Technology program will provide you with a background in the areas of Environmental Safety and Health and expand your knowledge of the relationship that engineering has to safety in the manufacturing and service industries. Safety and Environmental regulations continue to grow along with a need for employees who have an understanding of these rules. As a graduate, you will be well suited to work as a Safety or Environmental Technician, or a Safety Officer or Manager in Safety or Environmental Departments in Business & Industry.
The Safety Engineering Technology degree consists of 67 credits designed to provide you with a broad background in Environmental Health & Safety in Industrial and Service settings. Topics of study include regulatory interpretation and application, workplace ethics, employee safety. Coursework is taken from DOT, EPA and OSHA regulations. Classes are offered on a flexible schedule, and you may begin at any time. Contact an Academic Advisor for details.
Program/Plan Admission Requirements
- Skills assessment
- High school graduation or equivalent
- Pre-admission interview with department staff
Graduates of any of this specialty track within the SET program will be able to:
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- Communicate effectively with people inside the corporation as well as external customers using a variety of communication methods including writing (paper and e-mail), speaking, and listening to communicate business information.
- Work cooperatively with others on a team to share information, resolve conflict and make decisions in all aspects of SET operations.
- Appreciate the need for continuous lifelong learning.
- Exhibit ethical, responsible and dependable behavior.
- Understand the basic concepts of different manufacturing environments.
- Successfully identify, initiate, and create change within an organization.
- Contribute directly to the improved operating performance of the organization.
- Look at an organization from a global view.
- Provide effective organizational leadership.
- Integrate all the necessary resources to achieve the organizational goals.
- Maintain OSHA Compliance at the federal, state and local level.
- Maintain Environmental Compliance at the federal, state and local level.
- Maintain DOT Compliance.
Helpful High School Courses
- Appleton-1825 N. Bluemound Drive
English, science and math courses will be helpful.
For additional information, call or e-mail H. T. Linson at (920) 735-2445 or visit the department website at www.fvtc.edu/safety.
For additional program/admission information, View Program Plan.