Environmental Science Major

The Environmental Science degree is designed to prepare students to pursue an environmental science or related degree at a four year college or university, by teaching them fundamentals of science and introducing them to environmental issues. 

Required Core Courses for Major

Core Courses   Units
ENVR 103 Professional Seminar in Environmental Studies 1
ENVR 142 Introduction to Environmental Science 3
ENVR 142L Introduction to Environmental Science Lab 1
BIOL 102 Molecular and Cellular Biology 4
BIOL 104 Animal Biology, Evolution, and Ecology 4
BIOL 106 Plant Biology, Evolution, and Ecology 4
CHEM 102 General Chemistry 1 5
GEOL 102 Physical Geology 4
MATH 202 Statistics 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Science (Select 1 course) Units
CHEM 104 General Chemistry II 5
PHYS 102 General Physics I 4
Quantitative (Select 1 course) Units
MATH 116 Pre-calculus 4
MATH 218 Calculus I 4
To earn an A.S. in Environmental Science:
  1. Complete major core requirements and major electives.
  2. Complete FRC General Education, CSU Breadth, or IGETC requirements.
  3. Complete a minimum of 60 units.