Sinclair Community College - Environmental Engineering Technology Program
444 W 3rd St.
Dayton, OH 45402
Environmental Engineering Technology - EVT.S.AAS
ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE - 60 CREDIT HOURS
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Environmental Engineering Technology
What is "Environmental Engineering Technology"?
This program prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of environmental engineering technology. The curriculum provides a background in environmental laws and regulations, air and water pollution, groundwater studies, site assessments, emergency response to situations involving hazardous chemicals/wastes, storage, treatment, and disposal of hazardous wastes, sampling and analysis and remediation. Skills and knowledge acquired will lead to possible employment in consulting, industrial and government organizations.
• Follow and apply protocols for environmental site assessments. Detect the conditions indicative of releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, contaminants, petroleum, petroleum products and controlled substances by records review or field sampling. Identify potential environmental liabilities associated with properties considered for transfer.
• Apply knowledge of environmental laws to support compliance with current and future local, state and federal requirements and environmental liabilities associated with properties considered for transfer.
• Demonstrate knowledge and skills to assess and initiate response to hazardous exposures, minimizing their risk and the risk to surrounding populations, immediate property and the environment.
• Communicate effectively and professionally through proper use of oral, written and graphic skills.
• Apply basic science and fundamental engineering studies to identify, analyze and integrate solutions to emerging issues in environmental engineering technology including sustainability.
• Respect the ethical responsibility of public institutions and private organizations to society pertaining to environmental engineering technology.
• Apply principles of system design, management and operation of waste treatment and disposal, including skills and knowledge to identify, analyze and process hazardous substances and wastes.
This is an excellent career field for both men and women who are looking for nontraditional and challenging hands-on occupations. Graduates from this program can find employment opportunities around the world. Employers are governmental agencies such as OSH and the EPA, as well as industrial firms charged with the responsibility to keep the environment clean.