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Day classes (classes that begin before 4:30 p.m. local time) canceled at Fentress, Cumberland campuses only for Wednesday, Feb. 10




This program is designed to prepare students for careers in the growing fields of environmental protection, health and safety, and site remediation. Students receive specialized training in environmental law, waste management, protection of human health and safety, industrial hygiene, radiation protection, emergency response, environmental remediation techniques and methods for evaluating environmental quality.


First Year   Hours
BIOL 2015 Environmental Science 3
CHEM 1110,1120 General Chemistry I, II 8
EHT 120 Waste Management & Poll Prev 3
EHT 130 Industrial Hygiene & Safety I 3
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
SPCH   Speech Elective 3
    Humanities Elective 3
    Social Science Elective 3
    Elective 1
    First Year Total 30
Second Year    
BIOL 1110 General Biology I 4
BIOL 1120 General Biology II or  
BIOL 2530 General Ecology 4
EHT 201 Environmental Law 3
EHT 210 Environmental Instrumentation 3
EHT 211 Safety and Emergency Response 3
EHT 215 Appl Rad Control Tech 3
EHT 230 Industrial Hygiene & Safety II 3
EHT 242 Internship1 4
GEOL 1040 Physical Geology 4
MATH 1530 Probability and Statistics 3
    Second Year Total 30-34
    TOTAL HOURS 60-64

1Internships are optional, and approval of the instructor must be obtained before a student may enroll in an internship.

Students pursuing Environmental Health Technology will be advised by the Social Science, Business and Education  Division.

This program is designed for students who plan to enter the workforce upon graduation.  Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program are advised that they should check with their faculty advisor and the four-year institution regarding specific transfer of courses.

Roane State Community College
276 Patton Lane
Harriman, TN 37748-5011

(865) 354-3000 or toll free 866-462-7722
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