The growth of jobs in the environmental field is driven by public policy, which compels companies and organizations to meet environmental laws and regulations. Understanding the issues involved in protecting the environment such as degradation, conservation, recycling, and replenishment-are central to the work of people in the environmental field.
Learning how to address the vital environmental issues forms the core of GCC's Environmental Studies program. In addition to rigorous classroom instruction in mathematics and sciences, your course work will involve learning in labs and field studies. Upon graduation, you can go on to baccalaureate studies in environmental studies or science.
After getting your GCC degree, some occupations you may consider are:
- Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
- Precision Agriculture Technicians
- Quality Control Analysts
- Remote Sensing Technicians
Please contact our Career Center for more information.
GCC has many transfer agreements with 4-year institutions like:
- SUNY College at Brockport
- SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Please contact our Transfer Center for more information.