Environmental Science

The Environmental Science program optimizes preparation for upper-division course work for advanced degrees in Environmental Science offered by four-year institutions. Environmental Science emphasizes natural science course work. In addition, earning this degree provides students with a knowledge base that will prepare them for transfer which can lead to positions in environmental research, conservation, or consulting. 
 
 

 
 
 
ENVRMT 103 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
 
Units: 4.00 – UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
Provides students with an understanding of the natural processes operating in the world. Explores environmental processes associated with society and emphasizes the scientific method, elements of statistics and sampling, and the completion of research-based experimental studies along with required field trips.
 
 
 
ENVRMT 104 ENERGY RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
 
Units: 3.00 – UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Introduces a quantitative survey of current energy resources, alternate methods of energy generation, and various energy conservation methods, including practical applications relevant to today's economy and technology while stressing physics of energy and environmental utilization relevant to energy use.