Thursday – August 25, 2016
This program promotes environmental protection, improvement and sustainability, with a focus on protecting our water, food and air resources.
Hands-on coursework includes water purification, water reclamation, environmental biology, water quality analysis, hazardous materials, and food and dairy quality control. An interest in protecting the environment and human health from biological, chemical and physical hazards will contribute to your success.
Career Outlook: Employment opportunities include applying regulations and procedures to identify, evaluate, and control hazards. Graduates are employed in a wide variety of positions in private industry, environmental consulting firms and government agencies.
Career Pathway: You can earn the Water Technician certificate on your way to completing this degree.
New programs under development: Freshwater Resources and Environment certificate and Sustainable Freshwater Resources certificate are planned to debut in 2016-17 for this pathway.
Program Code: 10-506-1
Start Date: August
Special Admission Requirements: One year of high school-level algebra.