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Porterville College

degrees

Environmental Science (AS-T)

A.S. DEGREE FOR TRANSFER (AS-T)

CREDITS:

60.0 credits

PROGRAM LENGTH:

Recommended preparation for program is a minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.

TRANSFERABLE:

Transferable to both UC and CSU

Environmental Science is the study of major global, regional and local environmental issues, impacts and potential solutions. This program explores the relationship between human actions, environmental impacts and effects on human populations. The Associate in Environmental Science for Transfer Degree will prepare students to meet the transfer requirements to apply for more than 100 degrees or majors at 22 CSUs. Students with these degrees will be prepared to pursue diverse careers in agriculture, land management agencies, environmental policy, environmental review, sustainable energy efforts in both private and public sectors, outdoor recreation, government, environmental education, and nonprofit organizations.

Students must satisfy the following requirements in order to earn the Associate in Science in Environmental Science for Transfer Degree:

1. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:

A. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.

B. A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.

2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

Students must earn a “C” or better in all courses required for the major. A “P” (Pass) grade is not an acceptable grade for courses in the major.

Core Courses 30 Credits

BIOLP105 - Introductory Biology 5 units

BIOLP106 - Introductory Biology 5 units

CHEMP101A - General Chemistry I 5 units

ERSCP115 - Environmental Science 3 units

GEOLP110 - Introduction to Geology 4 units

MATHP103 - Calculus 1 with Analytic Geometry 4 units

MATHP122 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4 units

And Either

List B - (11 credits)

ECON P101 - Principles of Microeconomics....................... 3 units

PHYS P104A -Physics for Scientists and Engineers...........4 units

PHYS P104B - Physics for Scientists and Engineers..........4 units

OR

List C - (11 credits)

ECON P101 - Principles of Microeconomics............... 3 units

PHYS P102A -College of Physics .............................. 4 units

PHYS P102B - College of Physics ............................. 4 units

Total Credits: 41

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Core Courses

COURSE CODE - COURSE TITLE - CREDITS

BIOLP105
Introductory Biology
5.0

BIOLP106
Introductory Biology
5.0

CHEMP101A
General Chemistry I
5.0

ECONP101
Principles of Microeconomics
3.0

ERSCP115
Environmental Science
3.0

GEOLP110
Introduction to Geology
4.0

MATHP103
Calculus 1 with Analytic Geometry
4.0

MATHP122
Introduction to Probability and Statistics
4.0

PHYSP102A
General College Physics
4.0

PHYSP102B
General College Physics
4.0

PHYSP104A
Physics for Scientists and Engineers
4.0

PHYSP104B
Physics for Scientists and Engineers
4.0

Total Credit Hours 49.0

A.S. Degree for Transfer (AS-T)

LIST B

11.0 CREDITS

ECONP101 - Principles of Microeconomics
3.0

AND

PHYSP102A - General College Physics
4.0

AND

PHYSP102B - General College Physics
4.0

OR

ECONP101 - Principles of Microeconomics
3.0

AND

PHYSP104A - Physics for Scientists and Engineers
4.0

AND

PHYSP104B - Physics for Scientists and Engineers
4.0

REQUIRED CORE - 30.0 CREDITS

BIOLP105 - Introductory Biology
5.0

AND

BIOLP106 - Introductory Biology
5.0

AND

CHEMP101A - General Chemistry I
5.0

AND

ERSCP115 - Environmental Science
3.0

AND

GEOLP110 - Introduction to Geology
4.0

AND

MATHP122 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics
4.0

AND

MATHP103 - Calculus 1 with Analytic Geometry
4.0

Total Credit Hours - 41.0