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Environmental Science

Associate in Science

Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary field that includes both scientific and social aspects of the human impact on the world. The environmental science area at MCC provides an effective learning environment where students develop critical thinking skills which lay the groundwork for future educational experiences. MCC offers a wide variety of courses in the environmental sciences that provides students with the necessary foundation to complete a two-year degree here at MCC as well as to prepare them for transfer to a four-year institution.

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Degree Pathway starting with MATH-145

If you do not place into MATH-170 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus I), please consult this course pathway which begins with MATH-145 (Pre-Calculus) and consult with a faculty member or academic adviser.

Degree Information

  • Credit Hours: 68 / 69
  • Contact Hours: 86 / 87

Recommended Math Pathway: STEM

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 and ENGL-102

Degree Pathway

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Contact Hours
Year One
Fall
ENGL-101English Composition I 33
MATH-145Pre-Calculus 55
MUS.-183
  or
ART.-110
World Music Appreciation
  or
Art Appreciation
3
  or
3
3
  or
3
BIOL-111
  and
BIOL-111L
Fundamentals of Biology
  and
Fundamentals of Biology Lab
4
  and
0
3
  and
3
Total 1517
Winter
ENGL-102English Composition II 33
BIOL-120
  and
BIOL-121
Introduction to Environmental Science
  and
Environmental Science Laboratory
2
  and
2
2
  and
4
MATH-170Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 55
PSYC-281General Psychology 33
Total 1517
Spring / Summer
CHEM-131*
  and
CHEM-131L
  and
CHEM-131R
General Chemistry I
  and
General Chemistry I Lab
  and
General Chemistry I Recitation
5
  and
0
  and
0
5
  and
3
  and
1
CHEM-132**
  and
CHEM-132L
  and
CHEM-132R
General Chemistry II
  and
General Chemistry II Lab
  and
General Chemistry II Recitation
5
  and
0
  and
0
5
  and
3
  and
1
Total 1018
Year Two
Fall
PHYS-281
  and
PHYS-281L
General College Physics I
  and
General College Physics I Lab
4
  and
0
4
  and
2
BIOL-126
  and
BIOL-126L
Botany
  and
Botany Lab
4
  and
0
2
  and
4
SOCY-191
  or
ECON-221
Introduction to Sociology
  or
Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics)
3
  or
4
3
  or
4
PHIL-190
  or
PHIL-295
Introduction to Logic
  or
Ethics
3
  or
3
3
  or
3
Total 14 / 1518 / 19
Winter
BIOL-207Aquatic Ecosystems 45
PHYS-282
  and
PHYS-282L
General College Physics II
  and
General College Physics II Lab
4
  and
0
4
  and
2
MATH-150Probability and Statistics 55
Total 1416

Degree Information

  • Credit Hours: 62 / 63
  • Contact Hours: 78 / 79

Recommended Math Pathway: STEM

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 and ENGL-102

Degree Pathway

Course Number Course Name Credit Hours Contact Hours
Year One
Fall
ENGL-101English Composition I 33
MATH-170Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 55
CHEM-131
  and
CHEM-131L
  and
CHEM-131R
General Chemistry I
  and
General Chemistry I Lab
  and
General Chemistry I Reciation
5
  and
0
  and
0
5
  and
3
  and
1
BIOL-111
  and
BIOL-111L
Fundamentals of Biology
  and
Fundamentals of Biology Lab
4
  and
0
3
  and
3
Total 1720
Winter
BIOL-120
  and
BIOL-121
Introduction to Environmental Science
  and
Environmental Science Laboratory
2
  and
2
2
  and
4
ENGL-102English Composition II 33
CHEM-132
  and
CHEM-132L
  and
CHEM-132R
General Chemistry II
  and
General Chemistry II Lab
  and
General Chemistry II Reciation
5
  and
0
  and
0
5
  and
3
  and
1
PSYC-281General Psychology 33
Total 1521
Year Two
Fall
BIOL-126
  and
BIOL-126L
Botany
  and
Botany Lab
4
  and
0
2
  and
4
MATH-150Probability and Statistics 55
PHYS-281
  and
PHYS-281L
General College Physics I
  and
General College Physics I Lab
4
  and
0
4
  and
2
MUS.-183
  or
ART.-110
World Music Appreciation
  or
Art Appreciation
3
  or
3
3
  or
3
Total 1620
Winter
BIOL-207Aquatic Ecosystems 45
PHYS-282
  and
PHYS-282L
General College Physics II
  and
General College Physics II Lab
4
  and
0
4
  and
2
SOCY-191Introduction to Sociology 33
ECON-221Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics) 44
PHIL-190 or PHIL-295Introduction to Logic or Ethics 3 or 33 or 3
Total 14 /1517 / 18
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