The School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences, in cooperation with the departments of Biology and Industrial Technology, administers a multidisciplinary curriculum in Regulatory Science. The curriculum includes a core of general Regulatory Science courses with three optional specializations: Agriculture Science, Environmental Biology, and Industrial Health and Safety. This unique program is the first Bachelor’s degree curriculum of its kind in the country.
Program graduates are qualified for entry-level positions with federal and state agencies related to regulatory policies and enforcement procedures as required to protect the public in matters of health and safety. Students completing the curriculum are also excellent candidates for managerial positions with private industries seeking applicants with an understanding of, and experience in, regulations.
- To provide a comprehensive multidisciplinary curriculum that prepares students for entry-level positions with federal and state regulatory/compliance agencies and private industry
- To provide students with broad-based knowledge and understanding of the legislative and judicial powers delegated to federal and state agencies
- To increase the pool of minority and female applicants for positions with federal and state agencies and private industry
- To prepare students for graduate study in risk analysis, public policy, agriculture, environmental biology, and related disciplines