Environmental, Health and Safety Technology

Environmental, Health and Safety Technology, Associate of Applied Science

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This program is being discontinued and is no longer accepting new students effective Fall 2019.  Students currently in the program will have until Summer 2022 to complete the program.

Note: Select option (a) or (b) before beginning this program.

EHST-1301Introduction to Environmental Technology3
EHST-1310Introduction to Environmental Law4
MATH-1240Contemporary Mathematics 13
Select one of the following:3
College Composition I
Honors College Composition I
Select one of the following:3
Computer Applications
Honors Computer Applications
EHST-1351Safety and Health in the Workplace: OSHA 30 General Industry, OSHA 10 Construction, First Aid/CPR3
DEGR-XXXXGeneral Elective (See list below)
Select one of the following:4
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory 3, 5
Environment, Ecology, and Evolution
and Environment, Ecology, & Evolution Laboratory 4, 5
Select one of the following:4
Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry 5
Honors Introduction to Inorganic Chemistry
EHST-1360Fuandamentals of OSHA Compliance ((Option A)) 72
EHST-2341Hazardous Material Transportation2
EHST-2361Environmental Sampling and Analysis 84
Select one of the following:2
Evacuation and Emergency Planning ((Option A)) 7
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (Option B) 7
Select one of the following:3-4
Human Resource Management ((Option A))
Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology ((Option B))
Physical Geology
and Lab in Physical Geology (Option B)
Select one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Honors Speech Communication
EHST-2390Solid and Hazardous Waste Management3
EHST-2941Field Experience1-4
EHST-2991Professional Practice3
DEGR-xxxxGeneral Elective course (See Recommended List Below)3
Select one of the following:
Introduction to Safety and Health Management 7
Risk Assessment
Select one of the following:3
College Composition II 9
Honors College Composition II
Technical Writing


(A) Option A (Environmental, Health and Safety Management)

EHST-1360Fuandamentals of OSHA Compliance2
EHST-2352Evacuation and Emergency Planning2
EHST-2221Introduction to Safety and Health Management2
Select one of the following:3
Human Resource Management
Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Additional program courses52-55
Total Credit Hours61-64

(B) Option B (Environmental Field Technology)

EHST-1330Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response2
ESCI-1410Physical Geology3
ESCI-141LLab in Physical Geology1
EHST-2380Risk Assessment2
Additional program courses52-55
Total Credit Hours60-63


Recommended for students planning to transfer into a four year degree program.

BIO-1500Principles of Biology I4
BIO-1510Principles of Biology II4
CHEM-1300General Chemistry I4
CHEM-130HHonors General Chemistry I5
CHEM-130LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory I1
CHEM-1310General Chemistry II4
CHEM-131HHonors General Chemistry II5
CHEM-131LGeneral Chemistry Laboratory II1
ECON-2000Principles of Microeconomics3
ECON-2010Principles of Macroeconomics3
GEOG-1030Environmental Geography3
MATH-1410Elementary Probability and Statistics I3
MATH-1530College Algebra4
PSY-1010General Psychology3
UST-1020Urban Geography3

Recommended electives for students Pursuing Option A: Safety Technology

BADM-1460Workers' Compensation Law3
BADM-2330Human Resource Management3
CNST-1510Green Building & Sustainability I3
EET-1161Direct Current Circuits3
ISET-1410Applied Electricity I3
MET-1230Drawing & AutoCAD3
MET-1240Machine Tools and Manufacturing Processes3
PSY-1050Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology3
POL-2020Introduction to Conflict and Peace Studies3

Recommended electives for students pursuing Option B: Environmental Field Technology

BIO-1300Horticultural Botany3
or PST-1300 Horticultural Botany
BIO-2150Environmental Science3
CNST-1410Architectural CAD I3
CNST-1731Construction Print Reading3
CNST-1740Fundamentals of Geographic Information Science3
CNST-2131Construction Methods and Materials3
CNST-2210Mechanical and Electrical Systems3
EET-1195Unmanned Aerial Vehicles3
ESCI-151LLab in Historical Geology1
ESCI-1510Historical Geology3

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