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Environmental Technology (ENVT)

Career Options & Highlights

Folsom Lake College offers limited coursework in Environmental Technology (ENVT). These courses are designed to provide basic information to students interested in environmental protection, regulatory compliance and workplace safety and health applications. Students may also transfer to Cosumnes River College to earn a degree in Environmental Technology. Graduates may be employed by businesses and governmental agencies that require a knowledge of techniques for storage, treatment, transport and disposal of hazardous materials, a basic understanding of the chemical and biological phenomena which underlie environmental protection, and an understanding of environmental health and safety. Technicians may be employed in remediation, monitoring, compliance or environmental information applications.

*For information on the Waste Water Management and Water Management certificate programs, see those sections of the catalog.

Career Options
Engineering/Consulting Firms; Governmental Compliance Agencies; Solid Waste Disposal Landfills; Agricultural Chemical Manufacture & Application Firms; Analytical Laboratories; Treatment, Storage, Disposal Facilities; Warehouse-Transportation Systems; Electronics Semiconductor Industry; Workplace Health and Safety Support; Energy & Environmental Audit/Inventories

Many career options require a B.S. degree. Classes beyond the associate degree may be required to fulfill some career options or for preparation for transfer to a university program.

Highlights
- The classes provide a firm foundation in all areas of hazardous materials handling 
- Broad-based field with applications ranging from recordkeeping to pollution cleanup to emergency response

Updated 06/18/13

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