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Career Preparation Programs
Associate of Applied Science Degree Programs
Environmental Health Technology
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. An articulation agreement between Roane State and East Tennessee State University (ETSU) exists for those who complete this degree program at Roane State and wish to pursue the baccalaureate degree at ETSU. See your Roane State advisor for curriculum information.
|CHEM||1110,1120||General Chemistry I, II||8|
|EHT||120||Waste Management & Poll Prev||3|
|EHT||130||Industrial Hygiene & Safety I||3|
|Social Science Elective||3|
|First Year Total||30|
|BIOL||1110||General Biology I||4|
|BIOL||1120||General Biology II or|
|EHT||211||Safety and Emergency Response||3|
|EHT||215||Appl Rad Control Tech||3|
|EHT||230||Industrial Hygiene & Safety II||3|
|MATH||1530||Probability and Statistics||3|
|Second Year Total||30-34|
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.
With the exception of students transferring on the ETSU articulation agreement, this program is designed for students who plan to enter the field upon graduation. Students intending to transfer to a baccalaureate program are advised that they should check with their academic advisor and the four-year institution regarding specific transfer of courses.