Currently, ergonomic-related injuries are one of, if not the largest, cause of workers compensation cost to U.S. industry. Ergonomic-related injuries or workplace musculoskeletal disorders are one of the most significant occupational safety and health problems in the United States, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

Required Courses:

BR200 Introduction to Biomedical & Rehabilitation Engineering, Science and Technology 3
EHS330 Safety Analysis: Environment, Health and Safety Assessment 3
EV400/401 Capstone Project Related to Ergonomics 4


Complete Two Courses from the List Below:

BY350 Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy 3
BY360 Comparative Physiology 3
BY471 Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BY472 Anatomy & Physiology II 3
ME380 Special Topic: Biomechanics 3
PT460 Kinesiology II - Function Anatomy 3

Other suitable ergonomics-related courses can be approved by the director of Institute for a Sustainable Environment or designee.