Environmental Science

Associate in Science

This degree can lead to a baccalaureate degree in environmental science or environmental studies at accredited colleges or universities. In consultation with an academic advisor; electives should be selected based on the student’s interest, the requirements of the transfer institution or technician-level vocation opportunities. Basic Skills requirements must be met before entry into the program. Some courses require prerequisites, check course descriptions.

For information, contact faculty advisor, Jim Sacchinelli at (609) 343-4943/jsacchin@atlantic.edu; or contact area coordinator, Amy Shelton, at (609) 343-4973/ashelton@atlantic.edu.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Develop work ethics that are effective and safe in a laboratory environment;
  • Apply the scientific method to collect and interpret information;
  • Experiment with laboratory and field equipment to obtain data;
  • Accurately analyze records of results and procedures;
  • Discuss effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Analyze and evaluate problems critically.

 

Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses.
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
MATH155-Calculus I
5
BIOL109-General Biology I
4
CHEM110-General Chemistry I
4
General Education Social Science course
3
Choose ARTS103, ARTS108, ARTS109, ARTS115, DANC170, MUSC100 or THEA110
3
BIOL110-General Biology II
4

**Choose MATH220-Statistical Methods or MATH156-Calculus II

3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS
33/34
PROGRAM COURSES
CHEM111-General Chemistry II
4
CHEM210-Organic Chemistry I
4
CHEM211-Organic Chemistry II
4
ENVL200-Environmental Science 4
ENVL205-Ecology 4
ENVL221-Physical Geography 4

**Choose PHYS125-College Physics I or PHYS225-General Physics I 

4
**Choose PHYS126-College Physics II or PHYS226-General Physics II  
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
32

Computer Literacy: 0-3 Credits

Is fulfilled with CISM125, testing or reviewed departmental portfolio.

 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE:
65/66

**Course option should be chosen by referring to the transfer institution program/degree requirements and consulting with an academic advisor.

 

(ENVL) EFFECTIVE FALL 2014