Environmental Management

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: A1971)

Emphasis on waste treatment technologies, current hazardous waste and hazardous materials regulations, sustainable development, economic and sociopolitical environmental issues, small business and large facility compliance, emergency response techniques, toxicology, pollution prevention, and the cleanup of contaminated air, water, and soil.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Discuss and produce analytical writing using critical thinking and logical reasoning techniques concerning major ideas and themes in literature.
Program Requirements
BIOL 140ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY3
CHEM 100INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL CHEMISTRY4
CHEM 110ELEMENTARY ORGANIC AND BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY4
EHMT 100INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY4
EHMT 110WASTE STREAM GENERATION AND REDUCTION AND TREATMENT3
EHMT 130INTRODUCTION TO TOXICANTS3
EHMT 150WASTE MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS4
EHMT 200ENVIRONMENTAL MATERIALS MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS4
EHMT 202WATER AND WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT4
EHMT 230SAFETY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE4
Select 2-4 units of the following:2-4
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE I
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE II
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE III
ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IV
Total Units39-41
Recommended Electives
BIOL 265GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY4
BUS 120INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS3
BUS 152HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS3
CIS 101INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS4
COMM 103ORAL COMMUNICATION3
GEOL 100PRINCIPLES OF GEOLOGY3
MATH 121APPLIED CALCULUS I3
MATH 250ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS I5

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.

A 40-hour HAZWOPER certification that meets OSHA requirements for 29 CFR 1910.120 is given upon the successful completion of EHMT 230.