Environmental Science

Program Level: Degrees, Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Science and Technology
Institute: Science & Technology
College: SAC

What is the program?

An associate's degree program in environmental science teaches students about environmental protection regulations, environmental issues, and the protection of natural elements that are essential for life. An associate degree program in environmental science is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions or as a foundation for further study.

What will I learn?

Students look at ways to prevent, correct or reduce damage to the environment and study scientific methods and principles related to environmental science. They might be required to conduct laboratory experiments and present results properly formatted. 

What can I do with this course of study?

Environmental science students may work within a variety of industries in both private and governmental sectors. Most jobs in the field require at least a bachelor's degree. Specific job roles may include (additional education required for most positions): 

  • Environmental consultant 
  • Environmental science teacher 
  • Natural resource conservation specialist 
  • Environmental advocate 
  • Resource management specialist 
  • Environmental lab technician

 What's special about this program?

Designed to prepare students for entry-level positions or as a foundation for further study
Degrees and Certificates

Contact Us

   



Shelly Sheppard

Faculty/Department Coordinator
ssheppard11@alamo.edu

Dr. Teanna Staggs
Department Chair
tstaggs@alamo.edu

Corina Canizales-Boester
Unit Assistant
ccanizales@alamo.edu




Location:

Chance Academic Center (CAC 345C)


Location:
Chance Academic Center 345


Location:
Chance Academic Center 345




Phone:
210-486-0837


Phone
:
210-486-0840


Phone:
210-486-0840

Questions?
Assistance is available through the call center (210-212-5266), the LiveChat in the bottom right corner, and the zoom room available at https://alamo.zoom.us/j/96204747346.

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated 4/6/2021