Environmental Science Technology

The Environmental Science Technology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for employment in environmental testing/consulting and related industries. Major emphasis is placed on biological and chemical evaluation of man’s impact on his environment.

Course work includes general education, computer applications, biology, chemistry, industrial safety, and an extensive array of detailed environmentally specific classes.

The Environmental Management Concentration is designed to prepare individuals for employment in a rural agricultural region with sensitive environmental resources. Major emphasis is placed on agricultural waste management, watersheds, related pathogens and contaminants, and resource conservation.

Course work specific to the concentration include: Land Resource Management, Rural Watershed Protection, Environmental and Public Health Pathogens

What skills will I learn?

Environmental Assessments, Environmental Sample Collection, Performance of Regulatory Compliance Audits, Personnel Safety

What job opportunities will I have?

Laboratory Technician, Field Sampling Technician, Pollution Control Technicians, Industrial Environmental Compliance Officers

What tools or equipment will I be exposed to?

Sample Collection Equipment, Analysis Apparatus, Personnel Protection Equipment and Clothing

With additional training what other kinds of jobs could I get?

Environmental Law Enforcement, Wildlife and Marine Fisheries Office

Advanced level (4-year degree) of job opportunities?

Waste Management Specialist, Sanitarian

Required Courses

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To enroll contact Admissions.