Environmental Technology

Short-Term Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code 7153

Environmental technicians are employed in research, testing and quality control of a wide range of products, including petroleum, plastics, pharmaceuticals and semi-conductors. This one-year certificate program prepares students to function as technicians in either public or private laboratories, where they perform tasks such as environmental sample collection and monitoring, instrument calibration, report writing and data management. Students will learn a strong set of technical skills where they analyze various materials using standard procedures and instrumental procedures. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College’s University Partnership.

For more information about this certificate, please contact Rosa Hainaj at 440-366-7280 or rhainaj@lorainccc.edu.

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Fall Semester (First Year)
CHMY 171 General Chemistry I > 5
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
MTHM 168 Statistics > 4
URBS 151G Introduction to Urban Studies 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1
Spring Semester
BIOG 165 Introduction to Ecology 3
CHMY 172 General Chemistry II > 5
CMMC 151 Oral Communications 3
GPHY 112 Introduction to GIS 3
URBS 151G Introduction to Urban Studies


Total Credit Hours: 29

1. > Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.

2. * Recitation hour included.
 3. ^ A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 more credit hours.