Associate of Science in Environmental Studies Program

Associate of Science in Environmental Studies Program

The College of Continuing Professional Studies offers an associate of science degree in environmental studies. The program embraces a strong scientific core and thus provides the strong technical foundation often necessary for the environmental profession. Courses are designed to provide a basis for understanding the scientific, economic, political, social and ethical dimensions of environmental issues.

Associate of Science in Environmental Studies Curriculum

In addition to general education requirements, students pursuing the associate of science degree in environmental studies are required to complete the following 21-24 hours of coursework:

BIOL 102: General Biology (3 hours)
BIOL 106: Conservation Theory/Management (3 hours)
BIOL 200: Ecology (3 hours)
ENVR 200: Environmental Geoscience (3 hours)
ENVR 315: Environmental Laws and Regulations (3 hours)
ENVR 316: Environmental Compliance (3 hours)

Choose one of the following:
BIOL 208: Microbiology (3 hours)
BIOL 214: Environmental Biology (3 hours)

Students must take the following courses as part of general education requirements:
CHEM 103: Fundamentals of Chemistry and Lab (4 hours)
MATH 227: Introduction to Statistics (3 hours)
PLSC/ENVR 315: Environmental Laws and Regulations (3 hours)