Industrial and Management Systems Engineering

Safety Management Admission Criteria

Admission as a regular student requires:
  • 3.00 or above undergraduate GPA
  • A baccalaureate degree based on a minimum of 120 semester hours or the equivalent that must include 63 or more semester-hour credits in undergraduate or graduate-level courses in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology, including applied science and applied science specialties, with at least 15 of those at the upper (junior, senior or graduate) level
  • A minimum of 21 semester-hour credits, or the equivalent, in social sciences, humanities, and communications.
Admission as a provisional student requires:
  • 2.75 to 2.99 undergraduate GPA
  • The minimum semester hours and coursework as specified for a regular student or when one developmental course (3-4 hours) must be taken to meet the minimum coursework requirement.

Provisional students may apply for regular status after successfully completing a 3.25 GPA in their first 12 hours of course work and/or completing developmental course work.

Students who are missing more than 3-4 hours of required course work for admission and want to take developmental courses to prepare for application should contact the .

Admission Requirements Details

Examples of some of the courses in mathematics, science, engineering, and technology, including applied science and applied science specialties that have been accepted recently:

Eligible hours of mathematics, science, applied science and applied science specialties may include, but are not limited to: Eligible hours of social science, humanities and communications may include, but are not limited to:
Accounting or finance Arts - including theater and music
Biological sciences plus labs Business or other management
Chemistry plus labs Communications
Computer Science Composition and rhetoric
Economics (above WVU ECON 201 and 202) Ethics
Engineering sciences plus labs Foreign cultures
Environmental sciences plus labs Foreign languages
Geography plus labs History
Geology and Earth Sciences plus labs Literature
Mathematics - college algebra of above Philosophy or religion
Physics plus labs Psychology
Physiological psychology Political sciences
Safety and industrial hygiene Social sciences
Statistics - 3 hrs minimum required Sociology