Natural Resources Conservation

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Sample Schedule

The schedule below shows how the requirements for this degree may be met in four semesters. For some students, fulfilling degree requirements may take more than four semesters to complete. When planning your schedule, you should consult with your advisor.

First Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • AGR 100 Soil Science (3)
  • BIO/CON 103 Environmental Science (4)
  • CON 100 First Year Experience in Conservation (3)
  • CON 122 Introduction to Applied Field Techniques (3)
  • ENG 101 Composition I (3)

Second Semester (16 Credit Hours)

  • BIO 121 General Biology I OR BIO 125 Foundation of Life Science (4)
  • BIO/CON 224 Introduction to Dendrology and Field Botany (3)
  • CON 102 Introduction to Fish and Wildlife (3)
  • ENG 103 Composition II (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral (3)

Summer Semester (1 Credit Hour)

  • CON 190 Conservation Field Camp (1)

Third Semester (15 Credit Hours)

  • BIO 221/CON 202 Principles of Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology (3)
  • Conservation (CON) Elective (3)
  • Approved Elective (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Social Sciences (3)

Fourth Semester (14 Credit Hours)

  • CON 203 Seminar in Environmental Conservation (4)
  • CON/GIS 241 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3)
  • CON 245 Environmental Conservation Capstone (1) 
  • Approved Elective (3)
  • SUNY General Education approved course from one of the following categories:
    • American History (3)
    • Western Civilization (3)
    • Other World Civilizations (3)