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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology Studies: Environmental Science Option, A.S.

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(66 semester hours minimum)

In addition to the outcomes listed for the Technology Studies degree, students who complete the Environmental Science Option will:

  • Develop an understanding of the scientific basis for issues affecting the environment and their impact on society.
  • Understand and be skilled at collecting, analyzing and presenting scientific data by various means including up-to-date technologies.
  • Be able to use the scientific method for problem solving in biology, chemistry, geology, physics and environmental sciences, and be able to use this skill to address issues related to the environment.
  • Research and assess the accuracy of appropriate information sources, involving both print literature and electronic sources including online databases and publications.
  • Communicate knowledge and understanding of environmental sciences and related societal issues in appropriate written, oral and mathematical means.
  • Demonstrate interrelationships and connections with other subject areas associated with a college-level education.
  • Use a wide array of knowledge, principles and skills acquired in laboratory, field and lecture setting for use in transferring to baccalaureate degree program or for use in seeking further training toward a technical degree.
  • Develop skills in biology, ecology, and environmental chemistry.
  • Develop mapping skills using the latest GIS and GPS technologies.
  • Develop an understanding of an ability to carry out microbiological testing of drinking and waste sewage.

For more information, contact Program Coordinator Mark Vesligaj or Professor John Lewis.

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