Environmental Technology A.A.S.

The Environmental 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).

The mission of the Environmental Technology A.A.S. 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.

The Environmental Technology A.A.S. 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.

 Discipline Category Descriptions

Minimum Degree Requirements (64 credits)
Effective Fall 2017
English (3 credits)
ENG 101 English Composition
Social Science (3 Credits)
PSC 240 State & Local Government
Math (7 Credits)
MAT 105  Technical Mathematics I
MAT 161 Elementary Statistics


Science (24 Credits) 
BIO 101  General Biology I
BIO 102 General Biology II
BIO 204 Microbiology
CHE 111 General Chemistry I
CHE 112 General Chemistry II
GEL 101 Physical Geology


Info. Management (3 Credits) 
CSC 102 Introduction to Microcomputer Applications
Environmental Science & Technology (10 Credits)
ENV 101 Environmental Science
ENV 210 Environmental Technology
ENV 211 Water Quality Operator
ENV 214 Internship
Mechanical Technology (14 Credits)
MEC 100  Introduction to Engineering Technology 
MEC 206 Principles of Fluid Power Systems
MEC 207 Industrial Maintenance
MEC 209 Industrial Health & Safety
MEC 217 Instrumentation

Degree Requirements Worksheets

Students who earn an Environmental Technology A.A.S. degree are prepared for entry-level work in the field.

Some popular career options are:

  • Drinking Water Treatment Operator
  • Wastewater Treatment Operator
  • Environmental Technician (Soil, Water, Air Monitoring)


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Carey Goyette
Vice President for Academic Affairs