Jul 20, 2018  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog 
  
2018-2019 GCC Catalog

Environmental Science and Toxicology Certificate


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The Environmental Science and Toxicology certificate prepares students for entry-level technician positions in the fields of environmental science, toxicology, and forensic science or to continue their studies beyond the certificate to receive a two- or four-year degree.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this certificate program, graduates should be able to:

  • Know federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and standards affecting environmental science operations
  • Apply chemistry, biology, physics, and mathematics to environmental science, toxicology, and forensic science
  • Take and analyze for pollutants and toxins air, water, and soil samples in the field and in the laboratory
  • Identify career options in the environmental science, toxicology, and forensic science fields
  • Explain the basic concepts of public health and occupational health and safety

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