The Associate of Science in Environmental Science is designed to provide students an avenue to a four-year environmental science degree, preparing them for a career in an environmental field. The program emphasizes a broad background in natural sciences, ensuring students are properly prepared for further study at an advanced level.
Utilize the scientific method to formulate and test hypotheses through experimental design.
Explain and apply basic principles of natural and physical sciences.
Relate principles of biology and chemistry to environmental systems.
Evaluate the inter-relatedness of human social, ethical and political issues and the natural environment.
Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
Apply, evaluate and synthesize laboratory techniques, field methods, data collection and data analysis.
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
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