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Catalog 2012-2013 
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Studies: Environmental Management, AA

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No. of Credits: 63
Contact: W. Montgomery, Chair, Biological and Physical Sciences Division; T. Russ, Program Coordinator

The Environmental Management program prepares students to transfer to a four-year institution in environmental management. In addition, it provides the academic background for promotion opportunities. The program prepares students through a combination of technical courses in environmental science and related areas and basic courses in English, mathematics, communication, and business areas. Students are exposed to various facets of environmental management ranging from regulatory compliance to sustainable development. The new paradigm of management and prevention is stressed in addition to control and remediation.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 47.

Career Opportunities:

environmental compliance technician/manager, pollution prevention technician/manager, environmental auditor/hazardous waste manager, environmental assessment manager, environmental insurance technician, environmental consultant

Local Transfer Option:

This program of study is part of an articulated partnership with University of Maryland University College (UMUC). Students successfully meeting the requirements of this associate’s program can transfer the necessary credits to UMUC and complete their Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management through courses offered in Southern Maryland and online. Contact an advisor for recommended course selection.

Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:

The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Students should consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor for individual program planning.


* Courses requiring a prerequisite

** Program option

*** special criteria for required general education courses

**** Pending MHEC approval

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