Environmental Engineering Technology program is accreditated by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Program enrollment and graduation statistics are available here.
Course Schedule for Environmental Engineering Technology - AAS (73 Credit Hours)
What is the Environmental Engineering Technology program at Sinclair?
Sinclair's Environmental Engineering Technology program is designed to meet the growing demand for environmental engineering technicians at the corporate, federal, state, and local levels. Graduates of this program will possess the technical training sought by prospective employers in consulting, industrial, and governmental organizations.
Students can gain valuable hands-on experience through the school's co-op program while achieving college credit for practical work experience.
What are the objectives of the Environment Engineering Technology program at Sinclair?
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. The program prepares students to work as environmental engineering technicians or continue their education and obtain a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering.
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.
- Apply knowledge of environmental laws to support compliance with current and future local, state and federal requirements.
- Follow and apply protocols for environmental site assessments. Detect the conditions indicative of releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, contaminants, petroleum, petroleum products and controlled substances by records review or field sampling. Identify potential environmental liabilities associated with properties considered for transfer.
Apply principles of system design, management and operation of waste treatment and disposal, including skills and knowledge to identify, analyze and process hazardous substances and wastes environmental liabilities associated with properties considered for transfer.
Demonstrated knowledge and skills to assess and initiate response to hazardous exposures, minimizing their risk and the risk to surrounding populations, immediate property and the environment.
Communicate effectively and professionally through proper use of oral, written and graphic skills.
Apply basic science and fundamental engineering studies to identify, analyze and integrate solutions to emerging issues in environmental engineering technology including sustainability.
Respect the ethical responsibility of public institutions and private organizations to society pertaining to environmental engineering technology.
The Engineering Technology Design Department also includes the following areas: