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Environmental Management

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.

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

Core Courses
EHMT 100
Introduction to Environmental Technology
3
EHMT 130 Health Effects of Hazardous Materials 3
EHMT 230 Safety and Emergency Response 4
 
Associate of Science Degree
BIOL 140 Environmental Biology 3
CHEM 100 Introduction to General Chemistry 4
CHEM 110 Elementary Organic and Biological Chemistry 4
EHMT 100
Introduction to Environmental Technology
3
EHMT 110 Waste Stream Generation and Reduction and Treatment 3
EHMT 130 Health Effects of Hazardous Materials 3
EHMT 150 Hazardous Waste Management Applications 4
EHMT 200 Environmental Materials Management Applications 4
EHMT 202 Water and Wastewater Management 3
EHMT 230 Safety and Emergency Response 4
EHMT 290–293 Environmental Technology Cooperative Work Experience I-IV 2–4
  Total Units 37–39

Recommended Electives: BIOL 265; BUS 120, 152; CIS 101; COMM 103; GEOL 100; MATH 121, 250.
To earn an associate degree, additional General Education and Graduation Requirements must be completed.

Certificate of Achievement
EHMT 100 Introduction to Environmental Technology 3
EHMt 110 Waste Stream Generation and Reduction and Treatment 3
EHMT 130 Health Effects of Hazardous Materials 3
EHMT 150 Hazardous Waste Management Applications 4
EHMT 200 Environmental Materials Management Applications 4
EHMT 202 Water and Wastewater Management 3
EHMT 230 Safety and Emergency Response 4
  Total Units 24

Recommended Electives: BIOL 265; BUS 120, 152; CIS 101; COMM 103; GEOL 100; MATH 121, 250.