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Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint NM 87313

Phone: 505.387.7401
Fax: 505.786.5644

 

Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle AZ, 86503
Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700

 

Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514
Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596

 

Bond Wilson Technical Center
40 Road 6580, Kirtland, NM 87417
Phone: 505.609.5020/5017

 

Zuni Instructional Site
67 301 North, Zuni, NM 87327
Phone: 505.782.6010

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The Environmental Science and Natural Resources certificate program emphasizes a thorough overview of environmental laws, hands-on experience, regulatory compliance, safety, and Native American perspectives on environmental and natural resource protection and management. The program is designed to meet the needs of tribal, state, and federal environmental and natural resource management entities, particularly those entities working in Native American communities.

The certificate program is designed to provide students with the education and training to obtain entry-level positions as environmental or natural resources technicians. Additional semesters of training and education lead to an A.A.S. degree; this portion of the training deals more with skills needed to assist in managing projects and interpreting data, with emphasis on Native American training needs.

 

Estimated Cost of Attendance$14,020 / yr
Tuition and Fees $2,360
Housing and Meals $7,360
Books and Supplies $2,200
Transportation $1,600
Other Education Costs $500

 

Environmental Science and Natural Resources (32 Credits)

General Education RequirementsCreditsPrerequisites
ENGL 1210 Technical Communications 3 ENGL 098 or satisfactory placement scores
MTH 113 Technical Mathematics 3 SEE CATALOG
NAVA XXX Diné Studies Course 3  
BCIS 1115 Introduction to Computers 3  
Environmental Science Core Courses
Semester ONECreditsPrerequisites
ENGS 1110C Environmental Science I 4  
GIT 105 Fundamentals of Cartography 3  
ENVS 1130C The Blue Planet 4  
Semester TWO  
ENVS 1120C Environmental Science II 4 ENVS 1110C
CHEM 1120C or BIOL 1110C Introduction to Chemistry or General Biology 4  
Total Required Credit Hours32 

** Some General Education and ENV courses have a prerequisite. Please check course descriptions for the appropriate prerequisite course(s).

Degree Checklist (PDF) Enrollment Data

 

Program Advisors
Steven Chischilly, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Email: schischilly@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.786.4147

M.S., Biological Science EPO, University of Colorado
B.S., Biological Science, Fort Lewis College
A.S., Agriculture, Fort Lewis College

Dr. Abhishek RoyChowdhury, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Email: aroychowdhury@navajotech.edu
Phone: 505.387.7434

Ph.D., Environmental Management, Montclair State University, NJ
M.S., Environmental Science, University of Calcutta, India
B.S., Zoology (with Honors), University of Calcutta, India

 

Contact NTU

Navajo Technical University
Lowerpoint Road, State Hwy 371
Crownpoint, NM 87313

Phone: 505.387.7401
Fax: 505.786.5644


Chinle Instructional Site
PO Box 849, Chinle, AZ 86503

Phone: 928.674.5764
Fax: 928.674.5700


Teec Nos Pos Instructional Site
PO Box 1203, Teec Nos Pos, AZ 86514

Phone: 928.656.3600
Fax: 928.656.3596


Bond Wilson Technical Center
40 Road 6580
Kirtland, NM 87417
(505) 609-5020/5017
(Located off of Highway 64 next to Judy Nelson Elementary School in Kirtland, NM)


Zuni Instructional Site
67 301 North, Zuni, NM 87327

Phone: 505.782.6010