In conjunction with Blue Ridge Community College, the Environmental Science Technology curriculum is designed to prepare individuals for employment in environmental testing/ consulting and related industries. Major emphasis is placed on biological and chemical evaluation of man’s impact on his environment.
Course work includes general education, computer applications, biology, chemistry, industrial safety, and an extensive array of detailed environmentally specific classes.
Graduates should qualify for numerous positions within the industry. Employment opportunities include, but are not limited to, the following: Chemical Analysis, Biological Analysis, Water/Wastewater Treatment, EPA Compliance Inspection, Hazardous Material Handling, Waste Abatement/Removal, and Contaminated Site Assessment/Remediation.