Environmental Science Technology: Environmental Technician AS Curriculum

Degree > Environmental Science Technology: Environmental Technician AS Program

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

For specific questions about the Environmental Science classes, contact the course instructor Dr. Pete Sleszynski.

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This program will prepare students for positions as environmental pollution control technicians or environmental technicians. The program curriculum will prepare students to conduct environmental surveys; conduct investigations and evaluations of noise, air, and water conditions for compliance with public laws and regulations; or to effectively manage natural resources.

Program Required Courses

YEAR I – First Semester

†ENC 1101 English Composition I - 3 cr.
EVS 1001 Introduction to Environmental Sustainability - 3 cr.
EVS 2893C Environmental Sampling and Analysis - 5 cr.
Mathematics General Education - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester

†CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology - 3 cr.
EVR 2858 Environmental Law - 4 cr.
Humanities General Education - 3 cr.
Specified Electives - 4 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester

†BSC 1005 Biological Foundations - 3 cr.
†BSC 1005L Biological Foundations Laboratory - 1 cr.
CHM 1025 Introductory Chemistry - 3 cr.
CHM 1025L Introductory Chemistry Laboratory - 1 cr.

YEAR II – First Semester

EVS 2894C Environmental Sampling and Analysis II - 5 cr.
†GLY 2010 Physical Geology - 3 cr.
†GLY 2010L Physical Geology - 1 cr.
†SPC 1006 Speech Improvement - 1 cr.
Specified Electives - 3 cr.

YEAR II – Second Semester

EVS 2895C Environmental Sampling and Analysis III - 5 cr.
EVS 2942L Environmental Technology Practicum - 3 cr.
Social/Behavioral Science General Education - 3 cr.
Specified Electives - 4 cr.

Select 11 specified elective credits from the following:

Air Monitoring

EVS 2793 Sources and Effects of Air Pollution - 4 cr.
†MET 2010C Meteorology - 3 cr.

Water Emphasis

EVS 1026 Chemistry and Biology of Natural Waters - 4 cr.
EVS 2005C Treatment of Waters and Wastewater - 4 cr.
EVS 2891 Hydrology and Quality of Water Resources - 4 cr.

Geographic Information Systems/Global Position Systems

EVR 1041 Natural Resource Management w/Applications in GIS - 4 cr.
EVR 2040 Advanced GIS w/Environmental Applications - 4 cr.
EVS 1042 Water Resources w/Applications in GIS - 4 cr.
GIS 1041 Survey of GIS/GPS - 1 cr.
GIS 2040 Fundamentals of GIS - 3 cr.

Natural Resource Management

EVR 1328 Natural Resource Conversation and Ecology - 3 cr.
FNR 1001 Natural Resource Management - 3 cr.
ORH 1523 Native Upland Plants - 2 cr.
ORH 1524 Native Wetland Plants - 2 cr.

†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method. Online availability may vary by academic term.

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