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Environmental Engineering Technology EVT.S.AAS

Associate of Applied Science - 60 - 61 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Environmental Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2017

The Environmental Engineering Technology degree program is no longer accepting new students, however the Water Utility Technician certificate is still open for enrollment.

What is the program about?

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. Note: New students are no longer being accepted into this program of study.

Program Outcomes

  • Recognize professional, ethical and societal responsibilities related to industry and environmental best practices.
  • Apply principles related to the terminology, techniques and skills associated with water utility operations.
  • Demonstrate technical skills sufficient to solve technical problems related to the environmental field.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of environmental and related industry best practices to support compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally through proper use of oral, written and graphic skills.
  • Apply principles related to municipal and hazardous waste management, treatment and disposal.

Career Opportunities

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 OSHA and the EPA, as well as industrial firms charged with the responsibility to keep the environment clean.


Formal articulation agreements with other colleges and universities indicate how Sinclair programs and courses will transfer to other institutions.

Additional Information

The Program Educational Objectives are as follows:

  • Graduates have the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a design technician or closely related position in industry.
  • Graduates have the knowledge and skills necessary to transfer into a baccalaureate degree program.


Course Title Credits
Ohio Transfer Module: Social & Behavioral Sciences Elective 3
CAT 1431 OSHA Construction Standards 10 Hour 1
CAT 1501 Fundamentals of Surveying & Mapping 3
CAT 2421 Soil Mechanics 3
CAT 2501 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Global Positioning Systems (GPS) 2
CHE 1211 General Chemistry I 5
CHE 1221 General Chemistry II 5
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
EGV 1501 Environmental Assessment & Analysis 3
EGV 2501 Waste Management 3
EGV 2701 Environmental Engineering Technology Internship 2
EGV 2781 Environmental Engineering Technology Capstone 4
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
FST 1555 Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 3
MET 1131 Personal Computer Applications for Engineering Technology 1
MET 2711 Ethics for Engineering Technology Professionals 1
PHY 1141 College Physics I 4
Environmental Engineering Elective 6
(MAT 1470 AND MAT 1570 OR MAT 1580) 5 - 6
- View the Master Syllabus - View the Course Schedule

Program Accreditation Information

Accredited by Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc.,

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.