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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Environmental Science (A.S.)

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Program Advisor: Richard Hobbs, 371-5080 ( or Contact Angie Alvarez, 371-5444 (

Associate in Science
Major Code - BIOL.AS.ENV

A degree in Environmental Science will equip students with essential and practical experience that could lead to a career in the environmental sector or a range of other occupations. Our research confirms the relevance of environmental related disciplines in the Texas Panhandle region.  A degree in Environmental Science promotes sustainable practices to allow agriculture to remain the primary industry of Texas without further depleting its natural resources.  AC’s Environmental Science degree will lead to transferability and the option to earn a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree. 

Program Requirements

General Education Requirements (42 Semester Hours)

Mathematics - 3 hours

Complete the following course (extra hour will apply to recommended courses).

Language, Philosophy & Culture - 3 Hours

Students may take any Language, Philosophy & Culture course; SPAN 2311 is recommended

Language, Philosophy & Culture  

Creative Arts - 3 Hours

Creative Arts  

Social/Behavioral Science - 3 Hours

Students may take any Social and Behavioral Science course; PSYC 2301 is recommended

Social and Behavioral Sciences  

Institutional/Speech - 4 hours

Major Course Requirements - (9 Hours)

*Additional 1 hour from Mathematics

Total (60 Semester Hours)

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