Ergonomics and Injury Prevention Minor

With the Ergonomics and Injury Prevention Minor, students will gain the skills to properly assess and prescribe solutions to problems in the workplace that involve issues such as human-machine interaction, matching skill level with job demands, employee wellness, circadian rhythm, workplace boredom, fatigue, and design of equipment in the interests of maximizing productivity and minimizing the risk of injury.

Students will obtain a thorough background in the biophysical and behavioural sciences of human motion and related measurement, and problem-solving skills directly relevant for career entry or for graduate studies in the field of ergonomics and injury prevention.

Minor requirements

Students must complete 10 courses (5.0 units) from the calendar requirements in order to graduate with the minor. You can review those courses and requirements on the Ergonomics and Injury Prevention Minor Undergraduate Calendar page.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in pursuing the Ergonomics and Injury Prevention minor, complete a Plan Modification/Internal Transfer Form (PDF) and submit to your academic advisor.

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