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Selkirk College Diploma of Applied Environmental Science and Planning Technology
Selkirk College

Diploma of Applied Environmental Science and Planning Technology

Castlegar, Canada

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Do you have an interest in protecting land, natural resources and the environment? Do you like hands-on learning in the field and in the lab? Our leading-edge Applied Environmental Science and Planning Technology (AESP) Program is a great fit. You'll acquire interdisciplinary, employment-ready skills to tackle today's environmental challenges and develop a range of applied environmental skills and technologies.

This program prepares students to meet the growing need for technologists capable of assisting in all areas of land use and environmental planning, environmental chemistry, hydrology, applied ecology, microbiology and geographic information systems (GIS). Graduates possess the practical field and laboratory skills and technical competencies to acquire, compile, analyze, evaluate and present environmental information and to integrate it effectively into formal planning and review processes.

Courses cover a range of topics, including botany, soil science, hydrology, surveying, ecology, fish and wildlife, GIS, ecological restoration, First Nations, air and water pollution chemistry, environmental planning, microbiology and sustainability.

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