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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.

1st Fall   Hours
ENGL 1010 Composition I 3
EHTC 1300 Waste Management and Pollution Prevention 3
MATH 1530 Introductory Statistics 3
BIOL 1110 General Biology I 4
COLS 1010 SOS-Study, Organize and Succeed 3
Action Items    
  Oct Meet with Success Coach or Advisor
Complete FAFSA for upcoming fall term
  Nov Register for next term  
1st Spring   Hours
EHTC 1301 Industrial Hygiene and Safety I 3
BIOL 1120 General Biology II (Recommended) OR
BIOL 2530 General Ecology
COMM 2025 Fundamentals of Communication 3
BIOL 1510 Environmental Science I 3
MUS 1030 Introduction to Music (Recommended) OR
Humanities Elective
Action Items    
  Mar Meet with Success Coach or Advisor  
  April Register for next term  
2nd Fall   Hours
EHTC 2301 Environmental Law 3
EHTC 2310 Environmental Instrumentation 3
EHTC 2320 Industrial Hygiene and Safety II 3
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I 4
GEOL 1040 Physical Geology 4
Action Items    
  Sept Complete Application for Graduation  
  Oct Meet with Faculty Advisor  
  Nov Register for next term
Apply for summer internships1 (if interested)
2nd Spring   Hours
EHTC 2311 Safety and Emergency Response 3
EHTC 2315 Applied Radiological Control Tech 3
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II 4
SOCI 1040 Social Problems (Recommended) OR
Social/Behavioral Science Elective
Action Items    
  Feb Take Exit Exam (ETS Proficiency Profile)   
  Mar Begin job search using RaiderRecruit 
Take EHT Capstone Exam when prompted by email

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.

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