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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science and Technology, Environmental Health and Safety Concentration, B.S.

Department of Engineering Technology 

The Environmental Health and Safety concentration under the Environmental Science and Technology major offers preparation for a variety of careers in safety, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering technology, design, and environmental health and safety consulting, as well as graduate degree programs in occupational health and safety. This course of study includes course work in industrial hygiene, safety, toxicology, and engineering design.

The requirements for a major in Environmental Science and Technology include an EST core, 41 hours in General Education, and several hours in an identified specialty or concentration. Courses include Biology, Chemistry, Engineering Technology, and Geosciences.

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.

Students should consult their advisors each semester to plan their schedules.

Available Courses

Courses available to Environmental Science and Technology, Environmental Health and Safety students follow:

Supporting Courses

 The following courses allow for general Science or Chemistry optional minor (if student chooses):

Total hours in program: 120