Environmental Science (Biophysical Track)

Associate in Science (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 (17 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 101 Composition I (3)
  • BIO/CON 103 Environmental Science (4)
  • BIO 121 General Biology I (4)
  • CON 100 First Year Experience in Conservation (3) OR CON 102 Introduction to Fish and Wildlife (3)
  • MAT 145 Survey of Functions I (3)

Second Semester (16-17 Credit Hours)

  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature (3)
  • BIO 122 General Biology II (4)
  • CON 102 Introduction to Fish and Wildlife (3) OR CON 224 Dendrology and Field Botany OR HRT 280 Field Entomology with Integrated Pest Management
  • MAT 121 Introductory Statistics I (3) OR MAT 200 Statistics (3)*
  • SUNY General Education approved Social Science Elective (3)**

Summer Session (1 Credit Hours)

  • CON 190 Conservation Field Camp (1)

Third Semester (14 Credit Hours)

  • BIO 221/CON 202 Principles of Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology (3)
  • BIO 221L/CON 202L Principles of Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology (1)
  • CHM 121 General Chemistry (4)
  • COM 110 Public Speaking (3)
  • 200 level Conservation Elective (3)

Fourth Semester (14-15 Credit Hours)

  • CHM 122 General Chemistry II (4)
  • HIS 110 Early United States History (3) OR HIS 111 Modern United States History (3)
  • Advisor Approved Mathematics or Science Elective (4-5)
  • SUNY General Education approved Social Science Elective (3)*

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.