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Environmental Science Video

Environmental Science (AS)

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Picture of students earning their Environmental Science Emphasis (AS) degree at CMC.This program will prepare students to transfer into a four-year Environmental Science program or, based on electives selected, transfer to an environmentally-related program such as Geology, Environmental Engineering, and Environmental Health.  At CMC this program is a primary pathway to the Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies  degree.

See the section on Scholarships and Awards  for scholarship opportunities related to this program.

The Associate of Science in Environmental Science is available at Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge, Dillon, Leadville, Rifle, Spring Valley at Glenwood Springs, Steamboat Springs, and Vail Valley at Edwards. For more information, please see Academic Programs at Colorado Mountain College. Not every course is offered on every campus.

Learn more about our Environmental Science Program

General Education Requirements (29 credits)

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CMC Requirements (5 credits)

Program Electives (26 credits)

  •     Science and Mathematics Advised Electives  26.0 credits
        Any 100-299 guaranteed transfer (◆) or general transfer (✽) course from prefixes:
        AST, BIO, CHE, ENV, GEO, GEY, MAT, MET, PHY , or NRE 251 .
        CIS 118  may be used as an elective if required, see below.

Students are strongly encouraged to work with their advisor to satisfy transfer requirements for specific four-year institutions.

As an example, students should select a minimum of 26 credits from at least 2 different content areas depending on interests.

Total Credits Earned

General Education Requirements (29 credits)
CMC Requirements (5 credits)
Electives (26 credits)
Total credits toward Associate of Science degree (min. 60)


◆ State Guaranteed Transfer Course

✽ Applies to CMC AA/AS/AGS Degrees

Not all programs/courses are available at every campus and may require travel to another campus or access via distance learning (IVS, hybrid, or online).

For more information see About Our Degrees .

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