PGM Code – 844T
Program Description The Occupational Safety and Health Technician Associate of Applied Science-T (AAS-T) was developed due to the high demand for trained professionals in this field. This two-year degree program provides education and training for individuals currently working in the safety field and for students desiring to work with national and state workplace safety and health standards.
This AAS-T is a credit professional-technical degree with a core of general education courses commonly accepted in transfer. Degree is designed to articulate to Central Washington University, Evergreen State College, and University of Phoenix. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should contact an adviser from that school to create a four-year plan. Please note that articulations are subject to annual revision. Edmonds CC cannot be responsible for changes in graduation requirements at other institutions. Students seeking to transfer to degree programs other than those specifically designed for the AAS-T should consider the Associate of Arts or the Associate of Science degree, which are specifically designed for transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
Common Course Numbering Please refer to www.edcc.edu/ccn for more information.
Credit/Grade Requirements The AAS-T degree is awarded upon completion of A minimum of 99 credits of General Requirements, Distribution Requirements, and Specified Requirements outlined on the program requirement sheet. A minimum of 30 credits or one-third of the required credits, whichever is less, must be earned at Edmonds Community College. Students are required to maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 in all college-level courses.
Transfer of Credit Non-OSH credits will transfer from any accredited college to satisfy all non-OSH requirements. To transfer non-OSH credits, students must request an evaluation of their college transcripts through the college registration office. This should be done during the student’s first quarter at the college.
Cultural Diversity Requirement All students earning degrees and certificates of 45 credits or more must meet a cultural diversity (CD) requirement by completing courses marked as “CD” on the requirement sheet and/or “Meets Cultural Diversity Requirement” in the quarterly class schedule. Those courses may also be used to fulfill other requirements of the degree or certificate.
Students are advised to
- Consult with an OSH faculty adviser quarterly for course selection and completion of degree requirements and plan their schedule several quarters in advance (Note: all decisions on selection of courses are ultimately the responsibility of the student),
- Review the college catalog for required course prerequisites and include these in schedule planning, and
- All students who intend to transfer should meet with an adviser of the college they plan to transfer to, and review specific admission requirements.
Graduation Application A completed Graduation Application form must be submitted to Enrollment Services by the 10th day of the quarter in which the student expects to graduate. Forms are available online or at Enrollment Services located in Lynnwood Hall. Note applications for summer quarter are due by the 8th day of the quarter.
College Website | www.edcc.edu
How to Enroll | www.edcc.edu/es
Transfer Center | www.edcc.edu/transfer
College Bookstore | www.edcc.edu/bookstore
Advising Appointments | 425.640.1458
The adviser for this program is
Kerrie Murphy | email@example.com | 425.640.1843
Occupational Safety and Health | www.edcc.edu/osh