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 (3 Credit Hours)

  • CON 190 Conservation Field Camp (3)

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 (13 Credit Hours)

  • CHM 122 General Chemistry II (4)
  • HIS 100 Early Western Civilization: Greeks to the Renaissance (3) OR HIS 101 Modern Western Civilization: Enlightenment to the Cold War (3) OR HIS 122 Modern World History (3)
  • HIS 110 Early United States History (3) OR HIS 111 Modern United States History (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (4-5)***
NOTES:

*MAT 200 Statistics is recommended.

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

***At least 4 credits from prefix BIO, CHM, MAT, or PHY based on advisor recommendation. Suggestions are listed below.

  • BIO 240 Principles of Genetics (3) AND BIO 241 Laboratory in Genetics (1)
  • CHM 211 Organic Chemistry (5)
  • MAT 271 Calculus I (4)
  • MAT 272 Calculus II (4)
  • PHY 118 College Physics I (4)
  • PHY 151 University Physics I (4)