Environmental Technology A.A.S.

Description:



The Environmental Science Technology program at Clinton Community College is designed to prepare students for employment in careers related to environmental science technology. Students who successfully complete this two-year program will be awarded the degree of Associate in Applied Science (AAS).


Program Mission:

"The mission of the Environmental Technology AAS Program is to provide majors with a broad-based educational experience that prepares them to enter the workforce as environmental technicians or for transfer into baccalaureate programs at four-year institutions in the environmental and earth sciences."


Program Goals:

The program will:

  • prepare Environmental Technology majors to problem-solve.
  • prepare Environmental Technology majors to use appropriate technology.
  • prepare Environmental Technology majors to accurately collect and record data in field and laboratory settings.
  • prepare Environmental Technology majors to communicate effectively.



SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE:

This sequence is intended only as a guide for general academic planning purposes.

FALL SEMESTER CREDITS SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
MAT 105 Technical Mathematics I 4 MAT 161 Elementary Statistics 3
BIO 101 Biology I 4 BIO 102 Biology II 4
CHE 111 Chemistry I 4 CHE112 Chemistry II 4
CSC 102 Intro. to microcomputer app. 3 ENV 101 Environmental Science           4
ENG 101 English Composition         3
18 15


FALL SEMESTER CREDITS SPRING SEMESTER CREDITS
BIO 204 Microbiology OR
BIO 206 Ecology
4 PSC 240 State and Local Govt. 3
GEL 101 Geology 4 ENV 211 Water Quality Operator 1
ENG 235 Technical Writing 3 ENV 220 Seminar in ENV issues 1
ENV 210 Environmental Technology         4 ENV 215ENV site assessment 3
ENV 218 Basic Env. Health & Safety** 3
ENV 214 Internship/Field Training 1

ENV 216 HAZWOPER/HAZMAT**           2
15 14

** certificate/training courses

Note: ENV211 and ENV220 will be offered the 1st 7 weeks of the semester.






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Program Type:

Associate Degrees


Contact:

Gary L. Henry
Phone Number: (518) 562-4363
or Call 562-4200 Extension:363


Degree Requirements