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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Environmental Science and Policy Track, Science AS


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: 412E

The environmental science and policy track is a transfer program that provides the first two years of courses necessary for a four-year baccalaureate degree in environmental science or policy. Working closely with a counselor or adviser, students will be able to tailor their program of study to fit the needs of most, if not all, colleges and universities offering a degree in environmental science or environmental policy.

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows. All students should review the Program Advising Guide and consult an advisor.

First Semester


Second Semester


Third Semester


  • Program elective 4 semester hours † †
  • Program elective 4 semester hours † †
  • Program elective 4 semester hours † †
  • Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD) **

Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A ,if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or a program elective or elective.

** The two BSSD courses must come from two different disciplines. Select from any BSSD on the College’s general education list and/or BSSD courses noted in the following program electives: ECON, GEOG and POLI, depending on transfer institution.

† Choose a MATH course based on requirement of transfer institution(s).

† †Program Elective courses include: BSAD 210  or MATH 117 , BIOL 105 , BIOL 106 , BIOL 150  , BIOL 151 , BIOL 210 , BIOL 217 , BIOL 220  or BIOL 222 , BIOL 230 , CHEM 132 , CHEM 150 , CHEM 203 , CHEM 204 , ECON 201 , ECON 202 , GEOG 101 , GEOG 105 , GEOG 124 , GEOL 101 , MATH 151 , MATH 181 , MATH 182 , PHYS 161 , PHYS 262  or PHYS 203 , PHYS 204 , POLI 101 , POLI 203 , POLI 211 , POLI 242 .

Please note:  A minimum of 12 course credits numbered at the 200-level must be completed to receive a degree.

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


Distribution Courses


General Education Elective


Program Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A ,if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or a program elective or elective.

** The two BSSD courses must come from two different disciplines. Select from any BSSD on the College’s general education list and/or BSSD courses noted in the following program electives: ECON, GEOG and POLI, depending on transfer institution.

† Choose a MATH course based on requirement of transfer institution(s).

† †Program Elective courses include: BSAD 210  or MATH 117 , BIOL 105 , BIOL 106 , BIOL 150  , BIOL 151 , BIOL 210 , BIOL 217 , BIOL 220  or BIOL 222 , BIOL 230 , CHEM 132 , CHEM 150 , CHEM 203 , CHEM 204 , ECON 201 , ECON 202 , GEOG 101 , GEOG 105 , GEOG 124 , GEOL 101 , MATH 151 , MATH 181 , MATH 182 , PHYS 161 , PHYS 262  or PHYS 203 , PHYS 204 , POLI 101 , POLI 203 , POLI 211 , POLI 242 .

Please note:  A minimum of 12 course credits numbered at the 200-level must be completed to receive a degree.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Make observations, collect data, and analyze data.
  • Apply basic biological and chemical principles to explain experimental results.
  • Describe connections between the environment and human societies, including how humans affect the environment and how the environment in turn affects human welfare.

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