If you are interested in solving environmental challenges and enjoy learning about the interactions between the physical, chemical and biological components of the environment and how they affect the organisms living there, an Associate Degree in Environmental Science may be in your future. As an environmental science student, you’ll strive to understand the complex relationships between mankind and the environment, drawing on a diverse range of disciplines.
Once You Complete the Program
Transfer your credits to a four-year Baccalaureate program at a university. Once you complete your education, you will have the opportunity to find employment in sectors ranging from outdoor recreation to waste disposal, and from public policy development to agriculture.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Environmental Science
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
Environmental Science A.A.
Complete your first two years of college at IRSC, and you’re guaranteed the right to transfer as a junior to a Bachelor’s Degree program at a Florida public university—or continue in a Bachelor’s Degree program at IRSC.