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Environmental Science, Associate in Science Degree for Transfer

Banner Code: 3_AST_ENVS

Control Number: 43490

Financial Aid Eligible

The Associate in Science in Environmental Science for Transfer is designed to provide students with the common core of lower-division courses required to transfer and pursue a baccalaureate degree in environmental science. Degree completion requirements include: Completion of 60 semester units of degree-applicable courses Minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 Minimum grade of C (or P) for each course in the major Completion of IGETC for STEM general education.

Associate Degrees for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) are open to all Coastline students. Students who do not plan on transferring to a California State University school should consult their Counselor regarding the benefits of an AA-T/AS-T degree based on their goals. Students earning an AA-T or AS-T and intending on transferring to a California State University school receive transfer admission benefits for specific majors at many California State University campuses. Visit the Transfer Information catalog page for more information.

Program Outcomes

1. Communicate biological concepts effectively in written and/or oral forms.

2. Find, select, and evaluate scientific information present in primary research literature, mass media, online, or other sources.

3. Apply appropriate physical laws and mathematical techniques to analyze various physical situations.

Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements

  1. Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units. A minimum of 12 units must be in residence at Coastline College.
  2. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework.
  3. Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units in an Associate Degree for Transfer major as detailed in the catalog.
  4. Certified Completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC - Coastline Option 3 General Education pattern) for STEM.
Course Title Units
Required Core
Select 1 of 2 options
Option 1
BIOL C180Cell and Molecular Biology4
BIOL C185Diversity of Organisms5
CHEM C180General Chemistry A4
CHEM C180LGeneral Chemistry A Lab1
Option 2
BIOL C180Cell and Molecular Biology4
CHEM C180General Chemistry A4
CHEM C180LGeneral Chemistry A Lab1
CHEM C185General Chemistry B4
CHEM C185LGeneral Chemistry B Lab1
List A
Complete the following:
ENVS C100Introduction to Environmental Science3
GEOL C105General Geology3
GEOL C105LGeology Lab1
MATH C160Introduction to Statistics (and)4
MATH C180Calculus 14-5
or MATH C140 Business Calculus
List B
complete three courses
ECON C170Principles of Microeconomics3
Algebra Based Physics: Mechanics
and Algebra Based Physics: Electricity and Magnetism
or PHYS C185
Calculus Based Physics: Mechanics
and Calculus Based Physics: Electricity and Magnetism
Units Required for Major40-41
Elective Units1-2
Total Units60