Mathematics and Science/Environmental Science - Associate in Science

Curriculum Code: 414

Program Information
This program prepares students for transfer into baccalaureate programs leading to careers in fields such as Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, Environmental Engineering, Wildlife Management, Ecology and Wastewater Engineering.

When You Graduate
When You Graduate AS programs are primarily designed for students who plan to transfer as juniors at four- year colleges and universities. CCC graduates have obtained bachelor’s degrees and beyond from every college in New Jersey and scores of colleges and universities throughout America. Cumberland has transfer agreements with a number of four-year colleges and universities. As a graduate of a fully accredited community college, your coursework will be received with full credit transfer at most state colleges, public and private universities across the country. The NJ Lampitt bill passed in 2008 by the NJ State legislature assures seamless transfer of credits toward junior standing at NJ state colleges and universities.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Apply the scientific method to analyze an environmental science related problem, and draw conclusions from the data and evidence. •Locate, interpret and critically evaluate appropriate environmental science related information and information sources. •Describe connections between the environment and human societies, including how humans affect the environment and how the environment in turn affects human welfare. •Apply their understanding of the fundamentals of science and mathematics to the description and quantification of the interactions of the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere, including humans.


Program Requirements (28)
Credits
PI
141
General Physics I
4
MA
130
Calculus I
4
Mathematics/Science Elective
4
PI
104
Energy, The Environment & Society
3
BI
122
Environmental Science
4
BI
215
Ecology
4
GL
101
Physical Geology
4
FS
104
First Year Experience for STEM
1

General Education Requirements (34-37)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
Humanities Elective
3
Social Science Elective
3
Humanities or
Social Science Elective
3
History Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
Mathematics/Science/Computer Science Elective*
3-4
Mathematics/Science/Computer Science Elective*
3-4
Mathematics/Science Elective*
3-4
Mathematics/Science Elective*
4

Total Credits: (62-65)