Environmental Science

Associate of Science

Environmental Science

The Associate of Science degree in Environmental Science is designed for you to complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree and transfer to Metropolitan State University of Denver (MSUDenver) to complete a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. This degree prepares you to transfer as a junior to MSUDenver and to work in areas such as zoology, conservation, hydrology, and teaching. It also gives you a strong foundation for seeking an advanced degree in environmental law or environmental engineering.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
SOC 102 FYE Introduction to Sociology II: GT-SS3 3
ENG 121 English Composition I: GT-CO1 3
ENV 101 Environmental Science with Lab: GT-SC1 4
Choose One Mathematics Course (GT-MA1) 5
College Algebra: GT-MA1  
Pre-Calculus: GT-MA1  
Calculus I: GT-MA1  
 Subtotal15
Second Semester
ENG 122 English Composition II: GT-CO2 3
MAT 135 Intro to Statistics: GT-MA1 3
MAT 092 Quant Lab 1
CHE 111 General College Chemistry I with Lab: GT-SC1 4
Choose One Arts & Humanities Course (GT-AH1~GT-AH 4) 3
Art History Ancient to Medieval: GT-AH1  
Survey of World Music: GT-AH1  
Ethnic Literature: GT-AH2  
Logic: GT-AH3  
Environmental Ethics: GT-AH3  
 Subtotal14
Third Semester
CHE 112 General College Chemistry II with Lab: GT-SC1 5
BIO 111 General College Biology I with Lab: GT-SC1 5
Choose One Arts & Humanities Course 3
Art History Ancient to Medieval: GT-AH1  
Survey of World Music: GT-AH1  
Ethnic Literature: GT-AH2  
Logic: GT-AH3  
Environmental Ethics: GT-AH3  
Choose One Communication Course 3
Public Speaking  
Interpersonal Communication  
Intercultural Communication: GT-SS3  
 Subtotal16
Fourth Semester
BIO 112 Gen College Biology II with Lab: GT-SC1 5
GEY 111 Physical Geology with Lab: GT-SC1 4
Choose One Social & Behavioral Sciences Course (GT-SS1~GT-SS3) 3
Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1  
Intro to Political Science: GT-SS1  
American Government: GT-SS1  
International Relations: GT-SS1  
World Regional Geography: GT-SS2  
Human Geography: GT-SS2  
Choose One History Course (GT-HI1) 3
Western Civilization: Antiquity-1650: GT-HI1  
Western Civilization: 1650-Present: GT-HI1  
The World: Antiquity-1500: GT-HI1  
The World: 1500-Present: GT-HI1  
African American History: GT-HI1  
 Subtotal15
 Total Credits60