Department of Engineering Technology
Kathy Mathis, program coordinator
The Environmental Sustainability and Technology major includes coursework in energy technology in engineering technology, geosciences, and soils as well as the classical sciences departments. Students will be able to apply their knowledge with utility, construction, and municipalities.
Typical employment opportunities exist in the various levels of governmental agencies and as environmental consultants in manufacturing, construction, and agricultural industries in such areas as air and water quality control, environmental analysis, recycling, hazardous and solid waste management, and noise.
Internship opportunities exist in local government, campus opportunities, and industry. Students along with their advisors’ guidance can choose the best fit.
General Education (41 hours)
General Education requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.
The following General Education courses are required for this major:
- MATH 1530 (Math)
- BIOL 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)
- CHEM 1110/1111 (Nat Sci)
Major Requirements (28-35 hours)
Cognate (15-22 hours)
Choose one cognate from the following:
Health and Safety (18-19 hours)
Energy Technology (22 hours)
Water and Waste Management (17-19 hours)
Environmental Biology (20-21 hours)
Spatial Analysis (17-18 hours)
Earth Sciences (15-16 hours)
Supporting Courses (24 hours)
Electives (20-27 hours)
- 7-14 credit hours must be at 3000/4000 level
Total hours in program: 120
Curriculum: Environmental Sustainability and Technology
Curricular listings include General Education requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.
Students should consult their advisors each semester to plan their schedules.