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Curriculum Plan

To learn more about the EST courses listed below, visit our Course Description page. Other course descriptions may be found in the on-line BCTC course catalog.

First Year - Fall Semester

Class Number

Class Name

Credit Hours

ENG 101 Writing I 3
MA 109 College Algebra 3
BIO 112 Introduction to Biology 3
BIO 113 Introduction to Biology Lab 1
CIT 105 Introduction to Computing 3
EST 150 Introductory Ecology 4

First Year - Spring Semester

Class Number

Class Name

Credit Hours

ENG 102 Writing II 3
CHE 170 General College Chemistry I 3
CHM 175 General College Chemistry Laboratory I 2
CIT 130 Microcomputer Applications 3
EST 160 Hydrologic Geology 3
EST 170 Environmental Sampling Laboratory 2

Second Year - Fall Semester

Class Number

Class Name

Credit Hours

Social Interaction Course 3
COM 181 or 252 Oral Communication 3
EST 220 Pollution of Aquatic Systems 3
EST 230 Aquatic Chemistry Laboratory 2
EST 240 Sources and Effects of Air Pollution 4
Technical Elective 3

Second Year - Spring Semester

Class Number

Class Name

Credit Hours

Heritage or Humanities Course 3
EST 250 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management 3
EST 260 Environmental Analysis Laboratory 2
EST 270 Environmental Law and Regulation 3
EST 280 Environmental Trends Seminar 1
Technical Elective 3

Technical Electives - A total of 6 credit hours are required.

Class Number

Class Name and *Prerequisites

Credit Hours

ACH 185 Computer Aided Drafting 3
CAD 100 Intro to Computer Aided Design
*ME 105 or ET 102 or consent
3
CHE 180 Gen. College Chemistry II 3
CHM 185 Gen. College Chemistry Lab II
*CHM 105 and Concurrent CHE 107
2
CIT 234 Adv. Spreadsheet Applications
*Consent of Instructor
3
COE 199 Cooperative Education (Internship)
*12 hrs. in EST and Cum. GPA 2.0
1-3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics I 3
ENG 203 Business Writing *ENG 101 and 102 3
EST 225 Freshwater Invertebrates 3
EST 299 Selected Topics in EST 1-3
GEO 210 Pollution, Hazards, and Environmental Mgt. 3
GIS 110 Spatial Data Analysis 3
GIS 120 Introduction to Geographic Info Systems
*GIS 110 or consent
3
GLY 220 Principles of Physical Geology 4
PHY 151 Introduction to Physics *2 Yr. H.S. Algebra or MA 108 3
STA 200 Statistics: A Force in Human Judgment 3