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Fall 2020 Catalog 
Fall 2020 Catalog FINAL VERSION - Closed for Revisions

Environmental Science and Management (AAS)

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Environmental Science and Management

General Degree Requirements

  1. You must complete a minimum of 60 credits to receive the AAS. At least 36 of the 60 credits must be earned at the institution’s three campuses.
  2. You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 earned cumulatively at the institution’s three campuses, and a 2.0 overall GPA in credits applied to the AAS.
  3. The AAS general education requirements must be fulfilled.
Category and Required Courses Credits Required

Knowledge of Human Cultures (HC)

Student Choice of HC Courses


Knowledge of the Natural World (NW)

BIOL 101 : General Biology (5 cr.)
CHEM 105 : Fundamental Chemistry (5 cr.)


Additional HC or NW Coursework

GEOG 101 : The Physical Environment (5 cr.)


Critical and Creative Thinking (CCT)

Student Choice of CCT Course


Effective Communication (EC)

ENGL 150 : Advanced Freshman English (3 cr.) or
ENGL 202 : Sophomore English (3 cr.)

Student Choice of additional EC Course (3 cr.)


Intercultural Knowledge and Competence (IK)

Student Choice of IK Course


Individual, Social, and Environmental Responsibility (SER)

NRES 150 : People, Resources, and the Biosphere (3 cr.)
Student Choice of additional SER Course

Total General Education Credits 42
Environmental Science and Management Requirements 18

MATH 255 : Elementary Statistical Methods (4 cr.)
NRES 151 : Ecological Basis for Natural Resource Management (3 cr.)
NRES 220 : Global Climate Change & Water Resources, 10th Century to Present (3 cr.)
NRES 250 : Introduction to Fisheries, Forestry, and Wildlife Resources (4 cr.)
NRES 251 : Introduction to Soil and Water Resources (4 cr.)

Total Required Credits to Degree 60

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