The Associate of Science degree in Environmental Science is a two-year program that offers a general foundation in the environmental sciences. It is designed to provide basic skills and allow for the exploration of the varied fields in the natural resources.
A.S. in Environmental Science
The two years needed to complete the degree provide the experience necessary for further specialization in a specific environmental science through continuation in a baccalaureate degree program.
This program is designed to help launch our students into a path of further education, and ignite a passion for the environmental sciences. With hands-on experience in a variety of programs, an Associate’s degree in Environmental Science will help you to find the right path for you to pursue further, more specialized degrees in this field.
What You Will Study
Many courses in the Environmental Science program integrate other disciplines for cross-study purposes, helping you to consider solutions to human-natural systems in your coursework. As a student in our program, you will gain the fine-tuned skills and knowledge to become an experienced environmental problem-solver.
In addition to liberal arts foundation courses from our Environmental Citizen Curriculum, you will have the opportunity to study and specialize in population, community, and ecosystem ecology; cell and plant biology; animal physiology; and genetics.
All environmental science courses have an outdoor lab component in which you’ll learn in various nearby natural settings and then continue the learning process in the lab using modern equipment and technology.
Our Expert Faculty
Our accomplished faculty are dedicated to helping you drive real change through leading-edge knowledge and expertise.