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The environmental technology program prepares students for employment in the sustainable technology field. Students gain understanding of the broad range of ecological and social issues driving sustainability, as well as a global awareness of environmentalism. With a foundation in the principles of sustainability, students develop a framework of understanding with specific training in environmental systems, sustainable materials, and technical methodologies. Areas such as distribution and energy management, water resources, and waste management will be studied. Students completing the program will be positioned for sustainable jobs in architecture, construction and building energy auditing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, fashion, automotive technology, and related industries. Competencies will be assessed regularly by student performance in the classroom and laboratory.

A Certificate of Accomplishment will be granted upon completion of all program requirements.

At least 50% of the courses required for the Certificate of Accomplishment must be completed at El Camino College. 



Environmental Technology 101 Theory and Relevancy of Global Environmental Awareness

(3 units)

Environmental Technology 102 Sustainable Energy and Renewable Building Sciences/Technologies

(3 units)

Environmental Technology 103 Environmental Technology Materials and Methodologies

(3 units)

Two courses from:  


Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 25 Energy Efficient Residential, Commercial/Industrial Air Conditioning

 (4 units)

Architecture 100 An Orientation to Architecture

 (1 unit)

Construction Technology 100 Building Fundamentals

 (4 units)

Construction Technology 110 Additions and Remodeling

 (4 units)

Environmental Technology 165 Sustainable/Regenerative Practices in Site/Landscape Development

 (3 units)

Fashion 20 Textiles

 (3 units)

 Total Units:  13-17


El Camino College Gainful Employment Disclosure Statement - Environmental Technology

Last Published 1/18/17