Environmental Science (Biophysical Track)

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 62-64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • BIO/CON 103 Environmental Science
  • BIO 221/CON 202 Principles of Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology
  • BIO 221L/CON 202L Principles of Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology Lab
  • CON 100 First Year Experience in Conservation
  • CON 190 Conservation Field Camp
  • CON 102 Introduction to Fish and Wildlife OR CON 224 Dendrology and Field Botany OR HRT 280 Field Entomology with Integrated Pest Management

General Education

  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature
  • COM 110 Public Speaking
  • BIO 121 General Biology I
  • BIO 122 General Biology II
  • CHM 121 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 122 General Chemistry II
  • MAT 121 Introductory Statistics OR MAT 200 Statistics*
  • MAT 145 Survey of Functions I or higher
  • HIS 100 Early Western Civilization: Greeks to the Renaissance OR HIS 101 Modern Western Civilization: Enlightenment to the Cold War OR HIS 122 Modern World History
  • HIS 110 Early Untied States History OR HIS 111 Modern United States History
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved Social Science Electives**
  • 4-5 credit hours of an Advisor approved Mathematics/Science Elective
  • 3 credit hours of a 200 Level Conservation Elective

Advisor Approved Mathematics/Science Electives

  • BIO 222 Introduction to Cell Biology
  • BIO 230 Microbiology
  • BIO 240 Principles of Genetics AND BIO 241 Laboratory in Genetics
  • CHM 211 Organic Chemistry
  • CHM 212 Organic Chemistry
  • MAT 152 Pre-Calculus (Survey of Functions II)
  • MAT 271 Calculus I
  • MAT 272 Calculus II
  • PHY 118 College Physics I
  • PHY 119 College Physics II
  • PHY 151 University Physics I
  • PHY 152 University Physics II

Notes

*MAT 200 Statistics is recommended.

**ECO 210 Principles of Macroeconomics or ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics is recommended.

SUNY General Education Electives

For information on which courses fulfill SUNY General Education Electives and for information on transferring to a four-year school, visit www.flcc.edu/academics/transfer-guidelines.