Feb 26, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 [Archived Catalog]

Environmental Engineering Technology Major (A.A.S.)

Major code AA5018

College of Health Sciences and Professions  
Department of Social and Public Health   
Grover Center W324
Phone: 740.593.4675

Michael Lafreniere, Ohio University Chillicothe contact person
Dr. Kyle Kemats, Ohio University Southern contact person

Available at the following locations:

  • Chillicothe
  • Southern

Program Overview

The environmental engineering technology (EVT) curriculum may be pursued on either a full-time or part-time basis with day and evening classes available. Students typically start fall semester, but may enter the program at any point during the academic calendar. Part-time students may pursue the degree at a rate they desire; however, a minimum of 6 hours of course work each semester is recommended. Students completing the degree requirements will earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in environmental engineering technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program:

  • Students will be able to analyze and model environmental systems by applying mathematics, basic science, technology, and engineering.
  • Students will be able to analyze and interpret data for problem‐solving.
  • Students will be able to design and realize an environmental system or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints, such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health.
  • Students will be able to analyze the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context.
  • Students will be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with other professionals in the field.
  • Students will be able to recognize the need to be knowledgeable of contemporary issues and modern innovations.
  • Students will be able to work professionally in the areas of environmental systems and environmental health and safety systems.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Should students wish to continue their academic studies, they can pursue a bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering, environmental health, industrial hygiene, technical and applied studies, applied management, and specialized studies.


Major Hours Requirement

The environmental engineering technology major requires a minimum of 61 hours.

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 60 credits with a 2.0 accumulative GPA in both the major area of study and all course work attempted at Ohio University. A maximum of 15 credits earned through prior learning assessment may be applied to any technical associate degree. You must earn a minimum of 18 semester credit hours while enrolled at Ohio University, and you must earn a minimum of 50 percent of coursework taken to fulfill your major concentration in residence with resident credit as defined in the Graduation Requirements – Universitywide  section. You also must meet Ohio University BRICKS  requirements for associate degrees. (See Graduation Requirements - Universitywide 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.

Non-major Required Courses

Complete all non-major required courses in Section 1 and at least 4 hours from Section 2. Courses used in Section 1 may not be reused in Section 2.

Section 1: Support Courses

Chemistry Requirement

Complete one of the following Chemistry options.

Chemistry Option 1:

Complete the following courses:

Chemistry: Option 2

Complete the following courses:

Communication Requirement

Complete the following course:

Math Requirement

Complete the following course:

Physics Requirement

Complete one of the following courses:

Statistics Requirement

Complete one of the following courses:

English Requirement

Complete the following course:

Section 2: BRICKS

Complete at least 3 hours from one of the following:

  • Humanities: Arts
  • Humanities: Texts and Contacts
  • Social or Behavioral Science
  • Connected World

Note: Courses used to meet other program requirements may be reused to meet this requirement.