Offered by Department of Industrial Technology
College of Business and Technology

SFED Courses

SFED 135 - General Safety Education - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course includes a study of the philosophy of safety and safety education, the use of accident data, and the causes of accidents. Areas emphasized are: traffic, home, occupations, farm and recreational. Disaster readiness and fire prevention are included.
SFED 299 - Independent Studies in Safety - 1-3 hours
Prereq: by permission only
There are many opportunities for independent study in the safety area. These opportunities could benefit UNK, the community, the Nebraska Safety Center and most important the student engaging in the independent study. Examples of independent studies include consumer product safety regulations, OSHA and traffic safety. This course would benefit the comparative novice in safety.
SFED 310 - Driving Task Analysis - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course gives an introduction to the content of driver education and driver improvement for the driver education instructor. This course provides the basis for the classroom and BTW instruction.
SFED 420 - Teaching Safety in Elementary Schools - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Designed to provide elementary teachers and safety education students with information, methods, techniques, and skills necessary to integrate school safety programs with core elementary classroom subjects and activities.
SFED 430 - Developing Driver Education Classroom Skills - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of the automobile and its impact on American society. Topics include: accident prevention, materials and methods used in the classroom, effects of alcohol and drugs, and psychological and sociological factors. Required for teaching driver education. Driver's license is required.
SFED 431 - Developing Driver Education Vehicle Skills - 3 hours
Prereq: none
Effective principles, methods, techniques and materials for use in organizing safety programs, including the teaching and administration of high school driver education. Students are given the opportunity to acquire, through supervised teaching experience, competence in developing and teaching skills and techniques, as well as transferring driver knowledge, driving skills and inspiring satisfactory driving attitudes in students.
SFED 435 - Occupational Safety and Health - 3 hours
Prereq: none
The study of safety and health administration, accident prevention, and the control of health hazards as related to occupations. Includes a study of current safety and health requirements. Suitable for industrial education teachers and managers in industry.
SFED 436 - Organization, Administration, and Supervision of Safety Programs - 3 hours
Prereq: none
A study of safety programs at the state and local levels including the administrative, instructional and protective aspects of a comprehensive safety program. The course is recommended for those preparing for supervisory safety positions in business, government and in school systems.
SFED 438 - Teaching the Use of the Multiple Vehicle Range - 1 hour
Prereq: none
Provides the student with basic and advanced techniques and methods in teaching the use of the multiple vehicle range facility and programs.
SFED 439 - Teaching Simulator Instruction - 1 hour
Prereq: none
Students will analyze curriculum, design instructional materials, and develop techniques for teaching with driver simulators.
SFED 440 - Competency-Based Curriculum in Traffic Safety - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course will prepare driver education teachers to efficiently teach competency-based driver education courses that follow the guidelines outlined by the Nebraska Department of Education.
SFED 450 - Driver Performance Measurement - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course teaches principles designed to develop and administer a valid and reliable road test.
SFED 472 - Fire Prevention, Protection and Control - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This is an introductory fire science course. The student will be provided an overview of fire science and loss prevention. This would include the equipment and techniques available to detect and suppress fires, recognition of hazards, and fire countermeasures.
SFED 477 - Accident/Incident Investigation and Analysis - 3 hours
Prereq: none
This course provides the student with knowledge into the accident and incidents investigation methods, procedures, and techniques used for prevention of future problems.
SFED 496 - Advanced Safety Program in Driver and Traffic Safety Education - 1-3 hours
Prereq: none
Designed to help teachers become better acquainted with the problems and techniques of teaching driver and traffic safety education.
SFED 499 - Individual Research in Safety - 1-3 hours
Prereq: 9 credit hours of SFED courses or permission

14 Oct 2008