Continuing Education Distance Learning

The Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center has a history of outreach and an established record of safety education through its continuing education program. Because of the continually growing interest in safety education, courses are now being offered through Distance Learning.

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Fall Semester Course Selection (offered late August through mid-December)

SENG 310/680: Industrial Hygiene Engineering
Instructor: Dr. Noor Quddus
Application of scientific and engineering principles in the selection and design of control systems related to chemical, physical, and ergonomic exposures in the process and manufacturing industries, relationships of criteria, analysis and specifications for the assessment and control of occupational related illnesses.

SENG 321/670: Industrial Safety Engineering
Instructor: Dr. Yogesh Koirala
Concepts of designing, operating, and maintaining optimally safe systems, risk management, economic impact, legislation, performance measurement, and accident investigation and analysis, principles and practices in Industrial Hygiene Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering, and Introduction to Systems Safety Engineering.

SENG 422/677: Fire Protection Engineering
Instructors: Dr. Jason Moats
Fire protection design concepts and considerations for chemical, petrochemical, and hydrocarbon processing facilities. Special attention is given to fire hazard analysis, fire risk assessment, fire protection features, and emergency response. Specific fire protection design considerations are studied for the various types of facilities and processes. Prerequisite: Instructor approval.

SENG 430: Risk Analysis Safety Engineering
Instructor: Dr. William Rogers
Concepts of risk and risk assessment, which uses all available information to provide a foundation for risk-informed and cost-effective engineering practices. Examples and exercises are drawn from a variety of engineering areas.

SENG 455/655 – CHEN 455/655: Process Safety Engineering
Instructor: Dr. M. Sam Mannan
Applications of engineering principles to process safety and hazards analysis, mitigation, and prevention, with special emphasis on the chemical process industries, including source modeling for leakage rates, dispersion analysis, relief valve sizing, fire and explosion damage analysis, hazards identification, risk analysis, and accident investigations.

Spring Semester Course Selection (offered mid-January through early May)

SENG 422/677: Fire Protection Engineering
Instructors: Dr. Jason Moats
Fire protection design concepts and considerations for chemical, petrochemical, and hydrocarbon processing facilities. Special attention is given to fire hazard analysis, fire risk assessment, fire protection features, and emergency response. Specific fire protection design considerations are studied for the various types of facilities and processes.

SENG 312/674 – System Safety Engineering
Instructors: Dr. Noor Quddus
Application of system safety analytical techniques to the design process, emphasis on the management of a system safety or product safety program, relationship with other disciplines, such as reliability, maintainability, human factors, and product liability applications.

CHEN/SENG 455/655: Process Safety Engineering
Instructors: Dr. Yogesh Koirala
Applications of engineering principles to process safety and hazards analysis, mitigation, and prevention, with special emphasis on the chemical process industries, including source modeling for leakage rates, dispersion analysis, relief valve sizing, fire and explosion damage analysis, hazards identification, risk analysis, and accident investigations.

CHEN/SENG 460/660: Quantitative Risk Analysis in Safety Engineering
Instructors: Dr. William Rogers
Following the growth in complexity of engineering systems, demands are increasing for health, safety, and environmental quality with more stringent requirements for reliability and increased engineering performance. This course presents the fundamentals of quantitative risk analysis for cost-effective engineering applications, risk criteria, and risk decisions.

Cost for Continuing Education Course:

Domestic – $1800.00/course
International – $3000.00/course

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These courses may be taken for either continuing education credit or academic credit. Continuing Education programs provide focused training in specialized areas of technology. These courses can be of value to satisfy current job skills requirements and professional governmental certification requirements. Where needed, we can provide CEU (Continuing Education Unit) certifications for these programs. You DO NOT need to apply to the university to gain a certificate. However, if you wish to take these courses for University credit, please contact us.

For more information, please contact:

Valerie Green
Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center
Jack E. Brown Building
Texas A&M University, 3122 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3122
Phone: (979) 845-6884
E-mail: val-green@tamu.edu

Interested in a Master’s of Safety Engineering via Distance Learning? Visit our MS SENG webpage here: http://psc.tamu.edu/education/ms-seng