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  Oct 24, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Environmental Science Program, A.S.


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This degree is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution with a major in environmental science, ecology, geology, natural resource management, or marine sciences.  To maximize transfer credits, students must be guided by the transfer institution’s requirements and work closely with their counselor in order to select courses wisely.

Graduates of this program will be able to:


  • Apply knowledge from the sciences and mathematics to environmental problems and solutions
  • Use the skills and modern environmental science techniques and tools necessary for a successful career in the field
  • Design and conduct experiments, and analyze and interpret data
  • Function effectively on multidisciplinary teams
  • Communicate technical information effectively orally, in writing, and through electronic media
  • Understand contemporary environmental science issues and the impact of environmental science in a global and social context
  • Understand professional ethical responsibilities
  • Understand the need, and have the ability, to engage in lifelong learning and to participate in professional organizations

Requirements


Notes:


(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness knowledge area.

(2) Students are required to complete 0-4 General Education credits in Technological Competency.  A student may be waived from the requirement by taking a course designated as (t) such as ENVR 126 or by passing a proficiency exam.  Students must complete a minimum of 30 general education credits for an A.S. degree.

Credits required for degree: 63-66


Notes:


(3) BIOL 208 requires a prerequisite of MATH 131.

* Offered Fall Term only
** Offered Spring Term only
*** Offered Summer Term only

Program Code for registration: ENVSC


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Suggested Sequence - Environmental Science A.S. Program


The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Total credits: 14


Total credits: 14


Summer Term


  • Career Studies Credits: 4

Total Credits: 4


Semester 3 - Fall Term


Total credits: 16


Semester 4 - Spring Term


Total credits: 14-18


Sequence Notes:


* Offered Fall Term only.
** Offered Spring Term only.

(1) One course is recommended from the Cultural and Global Awareness  knowledge area.
(2)  Students are required to complete 0-4 General Education credits in Technological Competency.  See note (2) above.

Transfer Information


For-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at https://www.brookdalecc.edu/transfer-resources/ and University Partnerships.

Degree Audit Information


Access your Degree Audit Academic Evaluation through WebAdvisor.  Once you log into WebAdvisor, click on the Students menu, then click Degree Audit - Progress Toward My Degree under Academic Profile.

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