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Environmental Science
Associate in Science


The AS degree with an emphasis in Environmental Science is intended for students who plan a career as a scientist or technician in an environmental field such as conservation biology, environmental chemistry, environmental geology, energy resources, environmental planning, agro ecology or atmospheric sciences.

Program Outcomes

Please refer to the Distribution Requirements and their criteria listed on pages 36-38 of the 2013-14 Centralia College catalog.

Recommended Course Schedule

Fall Quarter, First Year

CHEM& 161 General Chemistry w/lab I (S) 6
ENGL& 101 English Composition I (C) 5
ENVS& 100 Survey of Env Science 5
  Total Credits 16

Winter Quarter, First Year

CHEM& 162 General Chemistry w/lab II (S) 6
GEOL& 101 Intro Physical Geology 5
MATH& 142 Pre-Calculus II (M) 5
  Total Credits 16

Spring Quarter, First Year

CHEM& 163 General Chemistry w/lab III (S) 6
ECON& 201 Microeconomics 5
MATH& 151 Calculus I (M) 5
  Total Credits 16

Fall Quarter, Second Year

BIOL& 221 Majors Ecology/Evolution 5
MATH& 152 Calculus II (M) 5
PHYS& 221 Engineering Physics I (S) 5
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter, Second Year

BIOL& 222 Majors Cell/Molecular 5
MATH& 146 Introduction to Stats (M) OR
MATH& 163 Calculus III (M) 5
SPEE 110 Speech Communication (H) 5
  Total Credits 15

Spring Quarter, Second Year

BIOL& 223 Majors Organismal Phys (S) 5
HLTH 130 Health & Wellness (HF) 3
Humanities Distribution (H) (D) OR
Social Science Distributions (SS) (D) 5
  Total Credits 13

Note: Check for specific prerequisites for transfer institutions, particularly natural science and foreign language requirements.

Updated 2014