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Associate in Arts

Environmental Studies Concentration

Students who aim toward a four-year undergraduate program in Environmental Studies can undertake the first two years at the College. In addition to the natural science and mathematical courses, students choose from a variety of environmental electives.

Students who place into developmental math and/or English are required to begin the course sequence in the first semester. Please see an advisor with questions.

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First SemesterCredits
ENL101 English Composition I
 
3
BIO151 General Biology I
 
4
CHM151 General Chemistry I
 
4
ENV118 Introduction to Environmental Science
 
4
MAT150   Elementary Statistics
 
3
Second SemesterCredits
ENL102   English Composition II
 
3
BIO152 General Biology II
 
4
CHM152 General Chemistry II
 
4
COM103   Human Communication
 
3
    Behavioral & Social Sciences 3
Third SemesterCredits
CHM251 Organic Chemistry I
 
5
MAT195   Precalculus with Trigonometry
 
4
    Behavioral & Social Science 3
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
Fourth SemesterCredits
CHM252   Organic Chemistry II
 
5
    STEM Elective
 
3 (or) 4
    Behavioral & Social Sciences 3
    Humanities & Fine Arts 3
Total Credits 64

Capitol letter M to designate a milestone course Designates a Milestone course. A milestone course must be completed in the semester indicated to ensure that you remain on track to continue on in your program and graduate on time.

Note: The Associate in Arts degree does not indicate a specialized degree in a concentration. Students who complete this concentration will satisfy the requirements of MassTransfer. For additional information pertaining to degree requirements, please refer to Degree Requirements

This concentration provides students with a sound basis for further study in environmental engineering, environmental studies, natural resources management, environmental education, and environmental management.

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Upon completion of the Environmental Studies concentration, students are able to:

  • Communicate and discuss current issues in environmental science
  • Demonstrate the ability for further study in environmental engineering, environmental studies, natural resources management, environmental education, and environmental management

Contact the Science Department

Pat Phelan, Administrative Assistant
Office Science 201
Phone 774.330.4363
E-mail pphelan@capecod.edu