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2019-20 College Catalog 
2019-20 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

Environmental Science Concentration Information

Environmental scientists use their knowledge of the earth’s natural systems to protect the environment and human health. This concentration prepares students for transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental and occupational health, environmental policy, or other science related major. Students with this associates degree also may pursue technician-level employment in the environmental field.

Department of Applied Engineering and Industrial Technology


Toledo Campus



Dr. Yojana Sharma, Dean

Industrial & Engineering Technologies 122 (567) 661-7550

Glenn A. Rettig, Assistant Dean    

Industrial & Engineering Technologies 117     (567) 661-7457

Tracy A. Campbell, Chair

Industrial & Engineering Technologies 115 (567) 661-7164


Career Interests

A wide variety of career choices are available to students with a background in environmental science. Students pursuing this concentration may have an interest in environmental science, environmental policy and law, environmental health, occupational safety and health, environmental engineering, water quality and treatment, environmental remediation, emergency and disaster management, natural resource management, alternative energy and sustainability.

Transfer Information

Local universities such as Bowling Green State University, University of Toledo, University of Findlay, Heidelberg University and Lourdes University offer environmental science or related degrees. Transfer institutions may require different courses for this transfer program. Students should tailor their Owens program as closely as possible to the requirements at their four-year school of choice. Meet with an Advisor for more information.