Overview

The Environmental Engineering Technology – Stormwater Management Major prepares students to apply emerging technologies related to stormwater control. As water quality regulations become more stringent, environmental engineers and technicians must gain knowledge of stormwater management practices, including methods for targeting specific pollutants in order to maximize benefits to the watershed.

Graduates earn an Associate of Applied Science degree. Courses focus on environmental mapping, watershed management, stormwater management technologies, and restoration ecology. The program also stresses effectively applying various stormwater management practices.

Related Programs

Environmental Engineering Technology - Water and Wastewater Major (EVTW)Environmental Engineering Technology (EVT)Environmental Safety and Security Certificate (EVTSC)Chemical Technology (CMT)

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Career Outlook

Graduates Are Prepared To

  • Design field projects and conduct site assessments
  • Select clean-up, treatment alternatives, and technological processes
  • Perform drainage basin delineation
  • Develop watershed action plans
  • Perform contaminant and infrastructure mapping

Representative Job Titles For Graduates

  • Environmental Engineering Technician
  • Field Sampling Technician
  • Illicit Discharge Surveillance Investigator
  • Restoration Ecologist
  • Stormwater Technician
  • Water/Wastewater Laboratory Analyst

Graduate Employment Outlook

Employment of environmental engineering technicians is projected to grow 18 percent through 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. State and local governments are expected to focus efforts and resources on efficient water use and wastewater treatment, which will lead to demand for environmental engineering technicians with this specialty training. In Greater Cincinnati, several large projects are focused on minimizing the volume of stormwater runoff entering local waterways.

$29,000 to $53,000 annual salary

Graduate Starting Salary Projections

Education Options

Representative Co-Op/Clinical/Intern Site

  • City of Cincinnati—Parks Department
  • Greater Cincinnati Water Works
  • Hamilton County Department of Environmental Services
  • MACTEC
  • Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati
  • Sanitation District No. 1 of Northern Kentucky

$7.50/hr to $17.00/hr

Co-op Salary Projections

Curriculum

Effective 2020-2021 academic year

Environmental Engineering Technology—Stormwater Management Major (EVTS)

Semester 1 Lec Lab Credits
EVT 105 Environmental Sampling ( B) 2 3 3
EVS 110 Environmental Science: Conservation and Cleanup ( G) 3 2 4
FYE 1XX First Year Experience Elective (B) 1 0 1
CHE XXX Chemistry Elective (B) 3 3 4
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 1 (G) 4 0 4
Semester 2
EVT 150 Environmental Chemistry ( B) 2 3 3
EVT 155 Site Mapping and GIS ( T) 2 3 3
EVT 175 Watershed Management ( T) 2 3 3
ENG 101 English Composition 1 ( G) 3 0 3
EVS 120 Environmental Geology ( T) 3 2 4
Semester 3
XXX XXX Cooperative Education Elective (T) 1 40 2
MAT XXX Mathematics Elective 2 (B) 4 0 4
Semester 4
EVT 140 Environmental Regulations and Permits ( T) 1 2 2
EVT 225 Environmental Mapping ( T) 2 2 3
EVT 240 Fluid Mechanics ( T) 3 3 4
ENG 10X English Composition Elective (G) 3 0 3
XXX XXX Technical Elective (T) 1 2 2
Semester 5
EVT 170 Water and Wastewater Treatment and Analysis ( T) 3 3 4
EVT 255 Stormwater Control Technologies ( T) 2 2 3
EVT 235 Stormwater Management ( T) 2 2 3
XXX XXX Arts/Humanities or Social/Behavioral Science Elective (G) 3 0 3
Semester 6
EVT 292 Full-Time Cooperative Education 2: Environmental Engineering Technology ( T) 1 40 2
Total Credits: 51 115 67

Electives

First Year Experience Elective
FYE 100 College Success Strategies: Overview 1
FYE 105 College Success Strategies: Overview and Application 2
FYE 110 College Success Strategies: Practice and Application 3
Chemistry Elective
CHE 110 Fundamentals of Chemistry 4
CHE 121
& CHE 131
General Chemistry 1
and General Chemistry 1 Lab
5
Mathematics Electives 8
Select one of the following series:
MAT 125
& MAT 126
Algebra and Trigonometry
and Functions and Calculus
8
MAT 151
& MAT 152
College Algebra
and Trigonometry
8
MAT 251
& MAT 252
Calculus 1
and Calculus 2
10
Cooperative Education Elective 2
Select one of the following:
CIT 190
& EVT 191
Career Preparation: Engineering and Information Technologies
and Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Environmental Engineering Technology
2
EVT 191
& EVT 192
Part-Time Cooperative Education 1: Environmental Engineering Technology
and Part-Time Cooperative Education 2: Environmental Engineering Technology
2
EVT 291 Full-Time Cooperative Education 1: Environmental Engineering Technology 2
English Composition Elective
ENG 102 English Composition 2: Contemporary Issues 3
ENG 103 English Composition 2: Writing about Literature 3
ENG 104 English Composition 2: Technical Communication 3
ENG 105 English Composition 2: Business Communication 3
Technical Elective
Any EVT, EVS, CIT, LH, or other course approved by Program Chair 2
Arts/Humanities Elective or Social/Behavioral Science Elective
Any ART, CULT, FRN, LIT, MUS, PHI, REL, SPN, THE 3
or, Any CRJ, ECO, GEO, HST, POL, PSY, SOC 3
The letters G, B, and T (displayed after course titles or elective descriptions) identify types of courses required by the Ohio Department of Higher Education as part of an associate’s degree curriculum.

G = General Education course in this curriculum
B = Basic Skills course in this curriculum
T = Technical course in this curriculum
Some courses are offered in alternative versions identified with a letter after the course number -- for example, ENG 101 and ENG 101A.

• This curriculum displays only course numbers without the added letter.
• The alternative version, when available, meets the requirements of the course version without the added letter.

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