Environmental & Sustainability Studies: Environmental Technology

Bachelor of Science | Environmental Technology
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  • Learn to use GIS tools (geographic information systems) to aid in informed environmental decision making.
  • Model and experience environmental processes.
  • Explore conventional water treatment methods.

Research

  • Environmental & Sustainability Studies programs at Tennessee Tech are supported by cutting-edge resource centers.
  • Including, Center for the Management, Utilization, and Protection of Water Resources and the Millard Oakley STEM Center for the Teaching and Learning of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

ESS at Tennessee Tech

  • These concentrations offer students the opportunity to pursue their passions in a meaningful way as they apply scientific principles to environmental issues.
  • Course work examines current topics through social, political and economic perspecitives.
  • Students analyze and propose sustainable solutions for complex, real-world environmental problems.
  • The program culminates in a a hands-on experience or research project addressing an actual environmental problem.

 

 

 

Bachelor of Science | Environmental Technology
Course Outline

 

Concentration Curriculum: Environmental Technology / 45 hours



Concentration Core  (16 hours)

Pollution Control Option  (12 hours)

  • 
CEE 3413  Environmental Engineering  (3)

  • ENGR 1310  Excel/Visual Basic for Engineers  (3)

  • GEOG 4510  Theory of GIS I  (3)

  • GEOG 4650  Environmental Apps of GIS  (3)



Directed Electives  (12-13 hours)
 | Choose four of the following:


  • AGET 3510  Agricultural Surveying  (3)
  • 
AGET 3620  Computer Aided Design in Agriculture  (3)

  • AGET 2110  Engineering Technology in Agriculture  (3)
  • BIOL 4130  Environmental Microbiology  (3)

  • BIOL 4840  Limnology  (3)
  • 
CEE 4410  Solid and Hazardous Waste Management  (3)

  • CEE 4430  Water and Wastewater Engineering  (3)

  • CEE 4450  Water Quality Modeling  (3)

  • ESS 4300  Environmental Management Systems  (3)

  • GEOG 1130  Geography of Natural Hazards  (3)

  • GEOG 4511  Theory of GIS, II  (3)

  • GEOL 4711  Hydrogeology  (3)

  • PHYS 2010  (or PHYS 2110 & 2111)  Physics  (4)

  • WFS 4500  National Wildlife Policy  (3)

  • WFS4730  Conservation Biology  (3)

Free Electives  (12-13 hours)

 

Four Year Course of Study Outline: Environmental Technology

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