Environmental Science Technician (6561)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
This certificate is part of the Environmental Science Technology AS degree program. Its content is aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in agriculture, food and natural resources.
Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
30 credit hours.
The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.
To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
|Required Courses||Credits: 30|
|ENC1101||College Composition 1*||3|
|BSC1010||Principles of Biology 1||3|
|BSC1010L||Principles of Biology Lab||1|
|EVR1001||Introduction to Environmental Science||3|
|CHM1045||General Chemistry 1||3|
|CHM1045L||General Chemistry 1 Lab||1|
|EVS2193C||Environmental Sampling Techniques||4|
|EVS2601||Hazardous Materials and Environmental Air Quality||3|
|EVS2020||Scientific Monitoring and Data Methods||3|
|Total Program Credits: 30|
|*Non-exempt students registering in these course will need to provide adequate placement scores to enroll. All courses used for General Education must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.|
Upon completion of this certificate, you may seek employment in an entry-level position related to environmental science field and lab work. Employment opportunities include positions with local environmental consulting firms and/or with public agencies when emergency responders are needed as a result of the presence of hazardous materials or for temporary/seasonal employment positions.
Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into four-year programs. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/