Environmental Science Certificate
Students completing this certificate program will be prepared for entry-level positions in natural resource management agencies or for transfer to 2 or 4-year degree-granting institutions. Students will also be well-positioned to continue their studies toward the KBOCC Environmental Science Associate Degree since the certificate retains the core components of the Associate Degree. Depending on placement (for composition and mathematics requirements), full-time students could feasibly complete the certificate program in one year.
Explain the major scientific principles pertinent to environmental science
Apply the scientific method to solve environmental problems
Explain the importance of the natural world in Anishinaabe culture
Employ standard methods to conduct environmental assessments
Demonstrate proper use of technological equipment used in environmental science
Accurately interpret scientific data
Environmental Science Certifiacte Program Requirements
General Education Requirements
EN102 College Composition I ( 3 Credits )
MA102 Quantitative Literacy (or higher)* ( 4 Credits )
Anishinaabe Awareness Requirement**
ES218 Environmental Justice and Ethics or ES219 Anishinaabe Environmental Studies ( 4 Credits )
Environmental Science Requirements
ES110 Introduction to Environmental Science ( 4 Credits)
GS105 Introduction to Earth Science ( 4 Credits )
Ecology Elective (Choose BI206, ES204, or ES242) ( 4 Credits )
Wildlife Science Elective (Choose BI203 or BI205) ( 4 Credits )
Plant Science Elective (Choose BI211 or ES121) ( 4 Credits )
Total Credits Required 31
*MA101 Fundamentals of Algebra meets this requirement if taken between 2016 and 2018.
**OS122 Introduction to Anishinaabe Environmental Studies and ES130 Tribal Environmental Management meet this requirement if taken between 2016 and 2018.
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For more information, contact:
Dr. Andrew Kozich, Environmental Science Department Chair
Wabanung Campus – Room 303