Jun 06, 2023  
2022-2023 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog

Environmental Technology Minor

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The minor degree is in conjunction with SUNY Canton. It permits SUNY Potsdam students to earn an Environmental Technology minor degree by cross registering for courses at SUNY Canton. The Environmental Technology Minor would be granted at SUNY Potsdam (to SUNY Potsdam students) and would require coursework in the Geology Department at SUNY Potsdam and in the Canino School of Engineering at SUNY Canton. The minor is open to all SUNY Potsdam students and requires 18 credits in core courses plus 12 credits in prerequisite courses. Only seven credits of overlap between the Environmental Technology minor and the Geology major are permitted (GEOL 103  and GEOL 410 ). Interested students should contact Dr. Michael Rygel at rygelmc@potsdam.edu or (315) 267-3401.

Courses offered at SUNY Canton are noted below.

Program Requirements

Required Courses: 3 Credits

Required Electives: 15 Credits

  • 1 and 2 Credit(s)
  • or

  • CONS 385 - Hydrology and Hydrogeology 4 Credits (Spring)

  • CONS 386 - Water Quality 4 Credits (SUNY Canton)
  • LEST 388 - Environmental Law 3 Credits (SUNY Canton)
  • CONS 387 - Water and Wastewater Treatment 3 Credits (SUNY Canton)
  • CONS 485 - Solid Waste Management 3 Credits (SUNY Canton)
  • CONS 486 - Soil and Groundwater Remediation 3 Credits (SUNY Canton)

Prerequisite Courses: 12 Credits

In addition to the courses listed above, Potsdam students must take the following prerequisites (which are already required as part of the Geology BS curriculum)

Total Credit Hours Required: 18

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