The Associate in Science degree in Environmental Studies emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of environmental problem-solving at the local, regional, and international levels. Students completing this program can transfer to Bachelor''s program in four broad areas: land resources, nature studies, resource and policy management, and urban service.
Although the minimum requirement for completing the program is 61 credit hours, students may be able to take additional coursework at HFCC and transfer it to the 4-year institution.
Some occupations of Bachelors-level environmental studies majors are:
- National park naturalist
- Resource policy planner
- Air quality analyst
- Regional land use planner
- Public health officer
- Public interest group director
- University of Michigan - Dearborn
Required Core Courses
Students should consult the Environmental Studies advisor for a Recommended Course Sequence for your intended area of study.
Required Support Courses
Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Science Degree. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Science Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses for the, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Science degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education requirements when applicable.