Biological and Environmental Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Are you a passionate about sustainable practices and stewardship of the land? Or perhaps you’re an environmental technician who needs additional skills for career advancement. If so, the new Biological and Environmental Technology program is for you!
The Biological and Environmental Technology program provides a technical education at the Associate in Applied Science level (60 credit hours). Through instruction and practical application, students gain knowledge and skills required of the Biological and Environmental Technician.
This program was developed in partnership with industry leaders and employers to meet the demand for highly skilled biological and environmental technicians.
Eastern also offers a College Certificate Program in Biological and Environmental Technology (30 credit hours), as well as several shorter course sequences of Skill Sets.
Graduates of this program will be qualified for employment as biological technicians, environmental technicians, and GIS technicians.
Biological and Environmental Technology, Associate in Applied Science Degree
Biological and Environmental Technology, Certificate Program
Note: It is recommended the students enroll in ORT 100 College Success during the first semester.
Note: Students enrolling the Biological and Environmental Technology courses will be assessed a laboratory fee for classes having a laboratory component. This fee is used to replace expendable materials and to maintain and upgrade laboratory equipment. See schedule for details. Students enrolled in this program may be eligible for related Skill Set Certifications. Students should contact their academic program advisor or refer to the Skill Set section in the catalog for additional information.
Students enrolled in this program may be eligible for related Skill Set Certificate. Students should contact their academic program advisor or refer to the Skill Set Section in catalog for additional information.
Skill Sets in Biological and Environmental Technology
|Geographic Information Systems (GIS)|
|Dept.||Course Title||Sem. Hrs.|
|CIS||160||Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Data Collection||3|
Upon successful completion of the skill set, students will be able to:
- Communicate technical information accurately and effectively in oral, written, visual, and electronic forms.
- Use global positioning systems (G.P.S.) and geographic information systems (G.I.S.) to collect, map, and analyze biological and environmental data.