Environmental Science Associate Degree

General

Program Description

Environmental Science Associate Degree

First Semester

  • ENG-102 Composition & Speech I
  • CHM-166 General Chemistry I
  • BIO-202 Biology I
  • MAT-210 Calculus I*
  • SDV-199 College Essentials

Second Semester

  • ENG-103 Composition & Speech II
  • CHM-176 General Chemistry II
  • BIO-203 Biology II
  • MAT-216 Calculus II ^

Third Semester

  • PHY-162 College Physics I
  • CHM-263 Organic Chemistry I ^
  • Humanities classes
  • Social Science class

Fourth Semester

  • PHY-172 College Physics II ^
  • MAT-156 Intro to Statistics
  • Humanities class
  • Social Science classes

*Appropriate math level needed before enrolling in any math class. ^Check with transfer institution. Not all institutions require this course for this major.

Note: Please check with transfer institution for their specific requirements and check with a NIACC counselor/advisor for further transfer planning.

  • AA Degree meets the General Education Requirements for the College of Liberal Arts at most transfer institutions. An AS Degree may be sufficient for this major–confirm appropriateness with your transfer institution.
  • Check with transfer institution for Foreign Language & Diversity Requirements.
  • Admission requirements vary from institution to institution. Contact the transfer institution for assistance.
  • Suggested schedule dependent on entry level of student.

Suggested classes:

  • Ethics
  • American History
  • Macro/Microeconomics
  • Social Problems
  • American National Government
  • Environmental Science
Last updated February 2018

About the School

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Juni ... Read More

North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) is a nationally-ranked, two-year institution located in North Central Iowa that serves students of all ages and abilities. Starting in 1918 as Mason City Junior College, NIACC has the distinct privilege of being the oldest Iowa community college. In 2018, NIACC will be celebrating the College’s 100 year anniversary of providing an education to our students... Read less