A.S. Environmental Science

Associate of Science – Environmental Science

PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE:

  1. The student will describe and show competency in the proper use of environmental sampling equipment and current technology in the classroom and in the field according to accepted “Standard Methods”.
  2. The student will describe and show competency to conduct field sampling and monitoring of air, water, soil, and biomass using appropriate sampling equipment according to accepted “Standard Methods”.
  3. The student will describe and show competency to conduct an environmental site assessment.
  4. The student will describe and show competency to describe, orally and in writing, the similarities and differences between traditional and modern views of the Earth.
  5. The student will describe and show competency to demonstrate an understanding of methodology in science research.
  6. The student will describe biological, chemical, and physical influences on environmental media.
  7. The student will describe transport mechanisms for contaminants as they travel through various environmental media.
  8. The student will demonstrate a general knowledge of environmental issues and develop an understanding of environmental impacts resulting from human activities.