The Associate in Applied Science-Transfer degree in Environmental Technologies and
Sustainable Practices is a comprehensive technical degree that provides industry-specific knowledge and
professional skills that are vital to staking a claim in the emerging green economy.
Governments and businesses in this state and around the world are looking for professionals
who can “pioneer innovative pathways” as we rethink and redesign how we consume resources;
students in this program will have the chance to be a part of that as professional
practitioners as well as in roles as informed consumers and political citizens.
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: TOTAL MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED FOR THIS DEGREE: 94
Cascadia's AAS-T degrees include the same collegiate math, English, and human relations
courses as the associate degrees that prepare you for transfer to a four-year college.
Printable version of degree requirements: Environmental Technology and Sustainable Practices Degree sheet.
COMPLETE THIS DEGREE AND PURSUE A BACHELOR DEGREE.
Learn more about our Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Sustainable Practices.
ETSP graduates can directly transfer into the BAS:SP program, to earn a full 4-year
bachelor's degree, right at Cascadia! You can use your technical experience and knowledge
to learn about sustainable practices and start a management or operations career!
Please contact the Assistant Director of Sustainable Practices for more information
New Certificate: Energy Data Analyst
23 Credits, 5 classes!
This nine-month certificate is designed for students who wish to explore fundamental
topics in the analysis of energy use in commercial buildings. Students will build
knowledge and skills related to the following: 1) using analytical tools to identify
building energy consumption and opportunities for reduction; 2) analyzing and generating
energy audit reports; 3) crafting recommendations, based on feasibility, energy savings,
and cost benefits; 4) preparing energy analysis findings that are appropriate for
a client, and; 5) communicating with clients on energy consumption and energy conservation
Course are within the AAS-T Environmental Technology and Sustainable Practices degree,
and can be completed within nine months.
Certificates Requirements: Total minimum credits required: 23
Printable version of certificate requirements: Printable certificate information
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information!
From Our ETSP Students
"Cascadia's Environmental Technologies and Sustainable Practices program gave me valuable
opportunities to learn from real life energy projects on- and off-campus. I made connections
with local industry, and gained the knowledge and experience I needed in order to
land a green industry job." - Tania Scutt, Cascadia graduate, Energy Data Analyst
"The Environmental Technologies and Sustainable Practices program helped me gain employment
by providing me with the technical knowledge and basic skills used in the HVAC industry.
In addition, the program and instructors got me excited about the material and interested
to learn more on my own. " - Chris Spurlock, Cascadia graduate, HVAC Specialist