Nov 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technology Studies: Environmental Science Option, A.S.

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(65 semester hours minimum)

In addition to the outcomes listed for the Technology Studies degree, students who complete the Environmental Science Option will:

  • Develop an understanding of the scientific basis for issues affecting the environment and their impact on society.
  • Understand and be skilled at collecting, analyzing and presenting scientific data by various means including up-to-date technologies.
  • Be able to use the scientific method for problem solving in biology, chemistry, geology, physics and environmental sciences, and be able to use this skill to address issues related to the environment.
  • Research and assess the accuracy of appropriate information sources, involving both print literature and electronic sources including online databases and publications.
  • Communicate knowledge and understanding of environmental sciences and related societal issues in appropriate written, oral and mathematical means.
  • Demonstrate interrelationships and connections with other subject areas associated with a college-level education.
  • Use a wide array of knowledge, principles and skills acquired in laboratory, field and lecture setting for use in transferring to baccalaureate degree program or for use in seeking further training toward a technical degree.
  • Develop skills in biology, ecology, and environmental chemistry.
  • Develop mapping skills using the latest GIS and GPS technologies.
  • Develop an understanding of an ability to carry out microbiological testing of drinking and waste sewage.

For more information, contact Associate Professor Jakob Spjut or Professor John Lewis.

General Education Core: 27 Credits

Science and Math Core: 15 Credits

Technology Core: 23 Credits

  • CAD* Elective


Directed Electives: 8 Credits

Specialization Electives:12 Credits (** See Note below)

** Note: Students must choose three (3) of the following courses to complete the 12 credit requirement for the Specialization Electives portion of the degree: BIO* 121, BIO* 122, BIO* 270, CHE* 122, CHE* 232, EVS* 231, MAT* 254, or PHY* 122. Choices to be made with an Advisor based upon the sudent’s desired transfer institution and baccalaureate degree plans.

Total Program Credits: 65

Please see the Associate Degree and Certificate Programs  page ​for important information regarding this program and Fall 2023 opening of Connecticut State Community College.

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