Environmental and Occupational Health

The Industrial Hygiene Program student outcomes meet the requirements of the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org as shown in this table.

Criteria Definitions:
  • ABET General Criteria
    1. an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and applied sciences
    2. an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
    3. an ability to formulate or design a system, process, or program to meet desired needs
    4. an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
    5. an ability to identify and solve applied science problems
    6. an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
    7. an ability to communicate effectively
    8. the broad education necessary to understand the impact of solutions in a global and societal context
    9. a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
    10. a knowledge of contemporary issues
    11. an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern scientific and technical tools necessary for professional practice.
  • ABET Program Specific Criteria
    1. identify agents, factors, and stressors generated by and/or associated with defined sources, unit operations, and/or processes;
    2. describe qualitative and quantitative aspects of generation of agents, factors, and stressors;
    3. understand physiological and/or toxicological interactions of physical, chemical, biological, and ergonomic agents, factors, and/or stressors with the human body;
    4. assess qualitative and quantitative aspects of exposure assessment, dose-response, and risk characterization based on applicable pathways and modes of entry;
    5. calculate, interpret, and apply statistical and epidemiological data;
    6. recommend and evaluate engineering, administrative, and personal protective equipment controls and/or other interventions to reduce or eliminate hazards;
    7. demonstrate an understanding of applicable business and managerial practices;
    8. interpret and apply applicable occupational and environmental regulations;
    9. understand fundamental aspects of safety and environmental health
    10. attain recognized professional certification