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California State University, Long Beach

Chemical Engineering (ChE)

Safety Operations Certificate

(Not accepting new students as of Spring 2012)

(code ET__CT02)


This certificate is designed to prepare students for safety positions that require a strong background in the technology of safe industrial environments. Examples of this kind of position are manufacturer’s safety representative, manufacturing facilities safety analyst, traffic safety analyst, and representative of California or Federal agencies involving public safety. This interdisciplinary program provides the student with a depth of technical training in safety, and related technical courses, including the experiences in human resources management necessary to effectively supervise safety programs.

Requirements (Effective 2009/2010 Catalog Year)

  1. May be earned concurrently with or subsequent to the baccalaureate degree.
  2. Open to all majors who have fulfilled the required prerequisites as stated below.
  3. Requires a total of 24 units as specified below:
    1. Completion of supporting technical courses chosen in consultation with an advisor.
    2. 24 units are required from the following courses: ET 307, 309, 311, 319, 329, 329L, 400, 400L, 409, 410, 420, 449, 449L.
  4. Any deviation from this program requires the written permission of the program advisor.

Additional Information: Safety Operations Certificate

  • New students need to immediately consult with the program advisor prior to enrolling for courses. See the advisor links below.
  • Consult the catalog link listed below in Official Program Information for past years program requirements.

Certificate Advisor

Official Program Information


*Note: although every effort is made to keep this Web site up to date, you should also consult the printed catalog for official information and program requirements, which may vary depending on the year you enter(ed) the program.

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