Environmental Studies AS


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Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies A.S.


This Associate in Science Degree is designed to integrate the social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences in a creative and interdisciplinary context that addresses contemporary environmental issues and problems from local to global. The Environmental Studies program will meet the future demands for environmental technicians and professionals by providing foundation and specialized courses to prepare students to transfer to bachelor's degree programs in Environmental Studies and other related fields.


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Dive into the scientific study of bees, covering their diverse species, life cycles, and essential roles in pollination and biodiversity. Through a combination of interactive lectures, hands-on demonstrations, and field visits to apiaries, students will gain practical knowledge in fundamental beekeeping techniques, hive assembly, disease prevention, and ethical practices.

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Additional Program Information

Upon successful completion of the Environmental Studies AS Program, students will be able to:

  1. Recognize the need to approach environmental issues from a multidisciplinary perspective.
  2. Demonstrate a clear understanding of fundamental environmental problems and their possible solutions.
  3. Utilize critical thinking in the analysis of environmental and social data to formulate solutions to environmental problems.
  4. Effectively communicate through oral and written means; prepare reports; present projects; interact with peers and other professionals in the discussion of related environmental issues.
  5. Succeed at transferring to a four-year baccalaureate program with an environmental focus.




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