Environmental Science Concentration, Associate in Arts Degree

General Education Requirements for Environmental Science

Choose from the General Education Requirements according to your goals and interests and the requirements of your intended transfer institution. The recommended General Education courses for this concentration include the following:

  • Natural Sciences, Life:
    ENV:111 Environmental Science, 4 credits

  • Natural Sciences, Physical: 
    CHM:165/166 General Chemistry I, 4 - 5 credits

  • Mathematics: 
    MAT:210 Calculus I, 4 credits

  • Computer Skills: 
    CSC:110 Introduction to Computers, 3 credits

Concentration Electives for Environmental Science

Environmental Science requirements vary depending on the transfer institution. It is important to plan your course selection carefully with both your community college advisor and your intended transfer institution. Choose elective courses as needed to complete the 62 credit hours required of an Associate Degree.

Recommended Electives

  • BIO:114 General Biology IA, 4 credits
  • CHM:132 Introduction to Organic & Biochemistry, 4 credits
  • PHS:172 Physical Geology, 4 credits
  • PHY:162 College Physics I, 4 credits
  • PHY:212 Classical Physics I, 5 credits
  • MAT:156 Statistics, 3 credits
  • MAT:216 Calculus II, 4 credits


Locations: Clinton Community College, Muscatine Community College, Scott Community College