Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:
- Successful completion of 60 University Transferable credits
- Require a minimum GPA of 2.00
- 50% (30 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
The Associate of Science Degree - Environmental Science is awarded after completion of the requirements specified below. No course may be used to satisfy more than one requirement.
Mathematics courses (6 credits):
- Required course: MATH 1120 or MATH 1123
- Additional required course (choose one): MATH 1110, MATH 1160, MATH 1220, MATH 1223
English courses (6 credits):
- Required course: ENGL 1130
- Additional required course (choose one): ENGL 1102, ENGL 1106, ENGL 1109, ENGL 1114, ENGL 1115
First-year Science courses (at least 24 credits):
- Required courses:
- Additional required minimum 4 credits (choose from courses below):
Second-year Science courses (at least 18 credits, in at least two different subject areas):
- Required course (choose 1): EAES 2607 or EAES 2537 or EAES 2605
- Additional required credits (choose from the list below):
- BIOL 2300, BIOL 2302, BIOL 2321, BIOL 2400, BIOL 2421, BIOL 3205, BIOL 3305, BIOL 3500, BIOL 3610, BIOL 3620
- CHEM 2303, CHEM 2315, CHEM 2321, CHEM 2330, CHEM 2421
- EAES 2320, EAES 2340, EAES 2537, EAES 2605, EAES 2607
- GEOG 2210, GEOG 2220, GEOG 2230, GEOG 2270, GEOG 3311
- MATH 2232, MATH 2321, MATH 2260
Arts courses (6 credits):
Select any two Arts or Humanities courses, excluding Mathematics, English and all lab-based science courses. Recommended Arts and Humanities courses can be found in the Douglas College catalogue under Associate of Arts Degree (thematic focus on Environmental Studies).
Co-operative Education Option
Students enrolled in this program may be eligible for a Co-operative Education designation. Co-operative Education involves alternating full-time academic and work terms. For information contact Co-operative Education at the Career Centre at Douglas College.
Upon completion of the Associate of Science Degree - Environmental Science, students will be able to:
- Use written communication to demonstrate an understanding of current environmental issues;
- Apply scientific principles of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Geography, and Physics in environmental contexts;
- Demonstrate (in the lab or in the field) problem solving using the scientific method;
- Transfer to more advanced studies in environmental science.