Associate of Science

Environmental Technology and Compliance

The Associate of Science Degree (AS) in Environmental Technology and Compliance program is designed to prepare students for employment in the environment technician and environmental compliance and technology fields. This degree can be intended to transfer to a university to obtain a degree in occupational health and safety and careers pertaining to environmental health and industrial hygiene.

A person receiving an AS degree in will be able to:

  • Communicate in the subjects relating to hazardous materials in a confident and professional manner and demonstrating how to clean up chemical waste in certain hypothetical setting by recording a video
  • Demonstrate safe handling of situations involving hazardous materials by written and oral communication
  • Demonstrate competency in the various protective measures, including PPE regarding hazardous materials by testing
General Education Requirements
Core I Communications 9
SP 101 Public Speaking 3
WRIT 101 College Writing I (EN 105) 3
WRIT 201 College Writing II (EN 201) 3
Core II Mathematics and Science 11
M 121 College Algebra 3
BIOB 160 Principles of Living Systems 3
BIOB 161 Principles Living Systems Lab 1
CHMY 141 College Chemistry I 3
CHMY142 College Chemistry Lab I 1
Core III Arts and Humanities 6
Core V Native American Studies 3
Core VI Technology 3
Core VII Health 2
Total General Education credits required for degree 40
Environmental Technology and Compliance Program of Study
AHS 115 Introduction to Applied Health 3
AHS 215 First Responder 3
CHMY 143 General Chemistry II 3
CHMY 144 General Chemistry II lab 1
OSHA 224 Safety Administration & Programs 3
OSHA 226 Safety Engineering & Technology 3
SCI 125 Environmental Health and Safety (OSHA) 3
SCI 126 Environmental Health and Safety Lab 2
SCI 271 Environmental Research 2/5
STAT 216 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Program of Study credits required for degree 23-26
Total credits required for degree 63-66

*Due to the small number of students in FPCC programs, numbers have been withheld to preserve Fort Peck Community College students’ confidentiality.