Liberal Arts and Science: Environmental Science Option

This transfer program is designed for students who have a strong interest in environmental science and plan to major in environmental science, ecology or biology at a four-year college or university.   Apply & Register Program Details

This transfer program is designed for students who have a strong interest in environmental science and plan to major in environmental science, ecology or biology at a four-year college or university.

 


Area of Interest:
Sciences & Mathematics
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Science

This curriculum is currently in the process of being updated. For the up-to-date curriculum, please view our 2020 Academic Program Guide.

Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I1 3
BIO-111 Biology I - Science 4
CHM-111 Chemistry I - Science2 4
MTH-140 Calculus I3 4
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II4 3
BIO-112 Biology II - Science 4
CHM-112 Chemistry II - Science5 4
MTH-150 Calculus II6 or  
MTH-134 Biostatistics7 4
    15
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
ANT-101 General Anthropology 3
BIO-206 Environmental Science: Theory & Applications8 4
BIO-225 Introduction to Plant Biology8 4
PHY-101 Physics I9 or  
PHY-201 Physics III10 4
    15
Second Semester
BIO-221 Microbiology I8 4
BIO-255 Research Experience in Biology11 4
GEO-101 Cultural Geography 3
...-... Humanities General Education Elective 3
HPE-... Health and Exercise Science Elective 1
    15
  Total Minimum Credits 60
1 Must test into ENG-101 or complete all appropriate prerequisites.
2 Prerequisite: CHM-010 and MTH-124 or MTH-125
3 Must test into MTH-140 or take all appropriate prerequisites
4 Prerequisite: ENG-101
5 Prerequisite: CHM-111
6 Prerequisites MTH-150: MTH-140
7 Prerequisites MTH-134: MTH-140, BIO-111 and ENG-101
8 Prerequisite: BIO-111
9 Prerequisites: MTH-100; PHY 101 Co-requisites: MTH-124 or MTH-125
10 Prerequisites: MTH-140
11 Prerequisite: Minimum of 30 completed credits; 12 credits in BIO, 8 credits in MTH or SCI and a minimum GPA of 2.5

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Utilize primary and secondary sources in the scientific literature to obtain information pertaining to environmental science.
  2. Apply the scientific method to conduct experiments and analyze data.
  3. Describe the important chemical and physical factors that have major effects on ecosystems.
  4. Discuss the scientific principles of sustainability.
  5. Summarize the root causes of the major environmental problems.
  6. Describe the four major components of biodiversity and the importance of maintaining biodiversity.

Post-Baccalaureate Employment Opportunities

  • Environmental laboratory technician
  • Water quality technician
  • Research assistant in an environmental or ecology academic
    research laboratory
  • Preparation for research work in environmental science,
    ecology, field or conservation biology
  • Preparation for careers in environmental related
    technologies
  • Education

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including our premier partner:

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Contact Person

Professor Rita Connolly, Chair
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4462 or 4467
email: rconnolly@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

24.0101

Program Code

ENV.AS