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The Associate of Science Degree in Environmental Science prepares students who are intending to transfer to a four-year institution in the environmental sciences. This degree provides for completion of general lower-division course work associated with the requirements for a bachelor degree in environmental science, environmental studies, environmental and occupational health, etc. The degree is specifically designed for students intending to transfer to a CSU or UC campus and to gain entry-level employment in the environmental science field. Students completing the degree will take specific courses in chemistry, biology, physics and mathematics in addition to general education preparation such as the CSU general education plan or IGETC.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  • Students will apply environmental science concepts and analytical procedures in various fields.
  • Students have the ability to economic principles to analyze environmental problems.
  • Students have the ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team to solve environmental problems.
  • Students strengthen their skills in reading, writing, oral communication, and critical thinking.

To acquire the Associate of Science Degree in Environmental Science, it is necessary to complete the graduation requirements of the college along with the following:

Major Advising: Environmental Science 20-21