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Find Associates of Science in Environmental Studies in USA 2019/2020

The Associate of Science degree exists for individuals seeking more education in an area of science. Some options include biology, chemistry, psychology, or physics.  This two year degree includes some general education classes but has a focus on a specific scientific field.

 

A student completing an environmental studies program is prepared to work in a variety of fields focusing on solving problems with the environment. These areas include law, education, research, engineering, management and government. A graduate may work as a lobbyist, naturalist, park ranger or environmental engineer.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

Top Associate of Science Programs in Environmental Studies in USA 2019/2020

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4 Results in Environmental Studies, USA

Ancilla College

The Environmental Technology program offers an array of classes dealing with how science relates to the natural world. The primary importance of a basic understanding of ... [+]

The Environmental Technology program offers an array of classes dealing with how science relates to the natural world. The primary importance of a basic understanding of science is stressed while focusing on the recognition of current topics in science and how they affect our everyday lives. The goals of the Environmental Technology program are to provide required general education courses for the student body at large, and to provide a basic knowledge of science appropriate for a foundation for continuing in any of the sciences (physics, chemistry, biology, geology, astronomy or agriculture) upon transfer to a senior institution. These courses are designed to teach and develop scientific methods as a form of critical analysis of problems and phenomena and/or develop the use of mathematical analysis to solve quantitative problems.... [-]

USA Donaldson
September 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Northwest College

This program is designed for students interested in the application and integration of biological and physical sciences to sustainable crop production. ... [+]

This program is designed for students interested in the application and integration of biological and physical sciences to sustainable crop production. Students transfer into crop science or agronomy programs for careers in seed, fertilizer, and chemical industries, or in crop production. Transfer into a soil science or ecology curriculum can lead to land management and natural resource management positions. Students must successfully complete core courses with a “C-” or better to meet program requirements. Students planning to transfer to a four-year program may need to have additional hours beyond the program requirements at Northwest College in order to transfer in as a junior. These students should consult with their advisor and the appropriate four-year college catalog.... [-]

USA Powell
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Sullivan County Community College

This program is designed for students who have an active interest in environmental problems. The goal of the program is to provide a strong background in science, allowin ... [+]

Overview

This program is designed for students who have an active interest in environmental problems. The goal of the program is to provide a strong background in science, allowing students to be sensitive and knowledgeable about the complex environmental issues facing contemporary society. It is designed to accommodate varied interests and future plans of the student and is suitable for transfer to upper-division programs in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Interdisciplinary Studies, Education, and other curricula.

Graduates of the Environmental Studies – AS will have demonstrated:

Knowledge of a variety of environmental issues from varying perspectives, Knowledge of the principles of chemistry and mathematics, The ability to conduct scientific experiments using the scientific method, The ability to work safely and effectively in a laboratory environment and in the field, using a variety of equipment, The critical thinking skills necessary to draw conclusions from scientific data. ... [-]
USA Loch Sheldrake
January 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
SUNY Clinton Community College

Students will develop a strong foundation in the sciences with courses in environmental science, ecology, geology, biology, and chemistry. Specialized courses in environm ... [+]

Students will develop a strong foundation in the sciences with courses in environmental science, ecology, geology, biology and chemistry. Specialized courses in environmental science technology and environmental issues emphasize scientific project management skills and career pathways for environmental scientists. In addition to meeting other basic General Education requirements typical of the first two years of a B.S. degree, specialized environmental coursework will provide students with a skill set useful in the pursuit of their future employment in environmental engineering and remediation, resource management, or wastewater/drinking water treatment industries.

Program Mission

The mission of the Environmental Science A.S. degree program is to prepare students for transfer into a 4-year Environmental Science B.S. program with an appropriate mix of general education and specialized coursework in the natural sciences.... [-]

USA Plattsburgh
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 years
Campus