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Associate in Science in Environmental Studies

The Associate in Science in Environmental Studies focuses on environmental-related issues using a variety of perspectives. Instruction includes basic principles of environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, social aspects and management.

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Degree Requirements

ENGL 111 English Composition I 3 hrs

General Education Requirements 24 sem. hrs

  • ENGL 112 English Composition II 3 hrs
  • COMM 110 Introduction to Speech 3 hrs
  • CISS 170 Introduction to Computer Information Systems or 3 hrs
  • CISS 171 Introduction to Computer Information Systems for MAC Users or
  • CISS 176 Introduction to Computer Science
  • MATH 150 College Algebra or 3 hrs
  • MATH 170 Finite Mathematics or
  • MATH 180 Precalculus
  • GEOG 101 Introduction to Geography 3 hrs
  • POSC 111 American National Government 3 hrs
  • Arts, Humanities and History 6 hrs

Major Area Requirements 21 sem. hrs

  • BIOL 110 Principles of Biology I 3 hrs
  • BIOL 115 (ENVS 115) Introduction to Environmental Science 3 hrs
  • CHEM 108 (PHYS 108) Physical Science Survey 3 hrs
  • MATH 250 Statistics I 3 hrs
  • ENVS 251 (GEOG 251) Resource Management 3 hrs
  • ENVS 272 An Introduction to Environmental Literature 3 hrs
  • ENVS 352 (HIST 352) American Environmental History 3 hrs

Electives 12 sem. hrs

  • Choose four courses from the following:
  • BIOL 112 Principles of Biology II 3 hrs
  • ENVS 220 (GEOG 220) Introduction to Atmospheric Sciences 3 hrs
  • ENVS 222 (BIOL 222) Biodiversity 3 hrs
  • ENVS 223 (GEOG 223) Environmental Disasters 3 hrs
  • ENVS 300 (BIOL 300) Evolution 3 hrs
  • ENVS 312 (POSC 312) Environmental Politics 3 hrs
  • ENVS 320 (BIOL 320) Ecology 3 hrs
  • ENVS 332 (PHIL 332) Environmental Ethics 3 hrs

Total 60 sem. hrs

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