Environmental Technology Career

Program Goals Statement 

This program provides students with a broad understanding of the environment and current environmental issues. Students utilize their knowledge of water resources, environmental regulations, sampling techniques, and hazardous materials to prepare for state licensure examinations and entry-level environmental technician positions.

Program Information

• The Environmental Technology concentration is an interdisciplinary program which allows students to utilize their knowledge in science, mathematics, engineering, and written and oral communication.

• Laboratories provide students with hands-on training on skills and instrumentation utilized on the job.

• Field trips offer students the opportunity to see various facilities and meet with personnel currently working in various environmental technology positions.

• Internships provide students with the opportunity to explore careers in their chosen areas and network with area professionals. 

After Bristol

• Graduates work as Water Treatment Plant Operators or Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators working for municipalities or private contract operations companies

• Graduates work for private Environmental Consulting Firms and as Environmental Technicians in various industrial areas.

Infused General Education Competencies

Oral Communication

Item #
Title
Credits

Elective Courses - Choose one Humanities course

 +
3

Core Electives – Choose three of the following

 +
18

Suggested Technical Electives - Wastewater Treatment

 +
26
Total credits:
67-71

Course Sequencing

Summer courses will reduce fall and spring semester course loads. HST 114, Humanities Elective, Global Awareness Elective.

Item #
Title
Credits
Humanities Elective  +
3
Global Awareness Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
19
Item #
Title
Credits
Global Awareness Elective  +
3
Humanities Elective  +
3
Technical Elective  +
3
Technical Elective  +
3
Sub-Total Credits
22

Overview

Subject

Type

Associate Degree

Campus

Degree Offered

Associate in Science in Engineering Technology (Environmental Concentration)

Program Contact

Sarmad Saman, Dean, sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Robert Rak, Program Coordinator, robert.rak@bristolcc.edu