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Environmental Science Technology A.S. Degree

  • AS iconAs the world around us grows more complex, so too does our need to take care of it. Gain the scientific background of how we impact the environment and how society tries to keep it in check through environmental regulation and compliance.

    This A.S. degree in Environmental Science Technology gives you:

    • A choice of three specializations: sustainability, water resource management or environmental resources and energy management
    • Enhanced earning potential
    • Knowledge of green practices
    • The ability to help your organization meet environmental standards
    • Knowledge of how to manage air and water pollution remediation
    • Awareness of environmental regulations and compliance
    • The ability to operate and calibrate lab and field instruments for quantitative and qualitative analysis of pollutants

    Continuing Your Education

    This 64-credit-hour A.S. degree transfers to our Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainability Management.
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  • With this degree, you can choose your specialty:

    • Water Resource Management - includes courses in Hydrology of Wetlands Resources, Urban Pollutants and Hazard Waste/Materials Management and others.
    • Environmental Resources/Energy Management - includes courses in Solar Energy Principles and Renewable Energy Resources.
    • Sustainability - includes newly developed courses in Renewable Energy Resources, Solar Energy, Environmental Regulations, Environmental Compliance, Hydrology, Urban Resources Pollutants and Hazardous Waste/Materials Management.
  • Students in the Environmental Science technology degree program choose from these classes based on their area of specialty.

    Students who want to explore this area or meet a general education science requirement can take our Environmental Sustainability class.

  • The Seminole Campus is home to the Natural Habitat Park, a 40-acre outdoor laboratory for Environmental Science students.
  • Our A.S. degree in Environmental Science Technology prepares you for a career as an environmental technician, who supports a sustainable environment through monitoring, investigating and preventing pollution. Opportunities for environmental science technicians exist in private consulting firms, state and local government, water and wastewater treatment plants and the utilities, manufacturing and renewable energy industries. See job profiles for:

  • Academic Department Chair
    Seminole Campus
    (727) 394-6024

    Faculty - Biology/Environmental Sustainability
    Seminole Campus
    (727) 394-6947

    Outreach Specialist
    Seminole Campus
    (727) 394-6130