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Environmental Science

Environmental Science

Environmental Science is the study of how humans and our environment are interconnected and interdependent. Learn more about how our actions impact the environment and how the environment impacts us.

Careers in Environmental Science!

Career options include:

  • • Ecologist
  • • Urban Planner
  • • Public Policy Administrator
  • • Teacher


South offers the first two years of general education needed for a four-year degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Studies. Students can also take Environmental Science (ENV) courses to fulfill general educational requirements, for personal enrichment, or to prepare for future study in this field.

Degree Information

Whether or not you choose the Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Degree depends entirely on your transfer plans. Some four-year universities require additional math and science courses that make the AS degree the more appropriate choice. Please consult with an advisor for help with your degree selection.

Associate of Arts Degree

Associate of Science - Track 1 Degree

Environmental Science Faculty

Learn more about our faculty and how to contact them on the faculty page.