Environmental Studies

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 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:


  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature
  • COM 100 Human Communication OR COM 110 Public Speaking OR COM 115 Interpersonal Communication

Social Science

  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved Social Science Electives
  • 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


  • BIO 121 General Biology I
  • BIO 122 General Biology II
  • CHM 121 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 122 General Chemistry II
  • MAT 145 Survey of Functions I
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved Mathematics Electives

Natural Resources Conservation

  • 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 102 Introduction to Fish and Wildlife
  • CON 190 Conservation Field Camp*
  • 7 credit hours of 200 level Conservation Electives

* CON 190 Conservation Field Camp is held in May, immediately after the spring semester, and runs for one week. This course is required and should be taken as early as possible.

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.