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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Hazardous Materials Technology Major (A.A.S.)

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Major code AA5004

Ohio University–Chillicothe offers a two-year degree program leading to an Associate in Applied Science in hazardous materials technology. The program is designed for men and women interested in the challenging and expanding career options available in hazardous waste management, control, and remediation. The goal of this program is to further your knowledge of the types and effects of various hazardous substances, as well as to provide clarity on the regulations, standards, and guidelines established for proper waste disposal. For further information on the program and possible career opportunities, contact the director of the hazardous materials technology program. In order to broaden and improve your employment opportunities, you are encouraged to further your education in such bachelor’s degree programs as industrial hygiene, environmental engineering technology, or safety sciences.

Technical Associate Degree Requirements

The minimum requirement for the Associate in Applied Business (A.A.B.) or the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree is the completion of 96 credits with a 2.0 accumulative GPA upon graduation. A maximum of 24 credits earned through the Experiential Learning Program may be applied to any technical associate degree. You must earn at least 30 quarter hours of resident credit at Ohio University; if you complete fewer than 60 quarter hours of Ohio University credit, you must earn at least 8 of your final 15 hours as resident credit. You also must meet Ohio University general education requirements for associate degrees. (See “Associate’s Degrees” the University College section)

To earn a technical associate degree, you must complete an Application for Update of Program(s), available from any college office or regional campus student services office.

Technical Requirements: 49-50 hours

Minimum Hours Required for Graduation: 96

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