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Engineering Technology Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology

Option in Environmental Technology (code ET__BS06) (133 units)

Administered by the Chemical Engineering Department.

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This option is to provide career educational opportunities to students whose technological interests and aptitudes are applications‑oriented. In addition to acquiring technical knowledge and skills, graduates will be able to communicate well. Ethical considerations of environmental issues will have a major role throughout the curriculum. Every effort is made to help the students in proper job placement upon graduation. This option is not accredited.

Prerequisite Core

Lower Division:

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • CHEM 111A General Chemistry (5)
    • ENGR 203 Engineering Problem Solving & Analysis (3)
    • ENGR 203L Engr Problem Solving & Analysis Lab (1)
    • ET 101 Introduction to Engineering Technology (1)
    • ET 170 Engineering Drafting (3)
    • ET 202 Probability and Statistics for Technology (3)
    • ET 202L Probability and Statistics for Technology Lab (1)
    • ET 204 Applied Mechanics‑Statics (3)
    • ET 205 Computer Systems and Programming (1)
    • ET 205L Computer Systems and Programming Lab (1)
    • MATH 120 Technical Calculus (4)
    • PHYS 100A General Physics (4)
    • PHYS 100B General Physics (4)

Upper Division:

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • ECON 300 Fundamentals of Economics (3)
    • ET 301 Engineering Materials (2)
    • ET 301L Engineering Materials Laboratory (1)
    • ET 307 Industrial Safety (2)
    • ET 335 Engineering Materials and Process I (3)
    • ET 335L Engineering Materials and Process I Lab (1)
    • ET 410 Cost Engineering and Analysis (3)
  • Select one of the following:
    • ET 309 Industrial Leadership (2)
    • ENGR 310 Bus Communication in Engr Profession (3)


Lower Division:

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • ET 206 Introduction to Environmental Hazardous Materials and Waste Technology (3)
    • ET 209 Environment App of Physics & Org Chemistry (3)
    • ET 210 Hazardous Material and Waste Management (3)
    • ET 213 Enrivonmental Health, Safety & Emergency Response (3)

Upper Division:

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • ET 319 Environmental Regulations and Compliance (3)
    • ET 329 Environmental Studies Groundwater/Soils (2)
    • ET 329L Environ Studies Groundwater/Soils Lab (1)
  • Select at least 11 units of approved electives in consultation with an advisor from the following courses:
    • ET 409F, 476; H SC 422

Fieldwork Requirements

Fieldwork experience is required for the BS in Engineering Technology, Option in Environmental Technology, consisting of no less than three months full-time (40 hours/week) (or equivalent part-time) of employment in an approved industry or governmental agency. The student must hold a position equivalent to a technician or higher which affords the opportunity to exercise responsibility usually given to those who have completed two years of college. The fieldwork must be completed prior to graduation, be certified and approved by the faculty of the Department.