Environmental Science: A.S.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Communicate effectively and function as members and leaders to multidisciplinary teams.
- Apply the principles and computational tools of mathematics and science to solve a wide variety of environmental problems.
- Analyze the policies and solutions used by governmental agencies and individuals to respond to environmental issues.
- Analyze and interpret data, especially regarding the current state of the climate and future climate projections.
- Identify the interrelationship between the biosphere, geosphere and hydrosphere as it relates to environmental issues.
Our program provides a unique opportunity to explore environmental careers while giving students a strong background in physical and biological sciences with an emphasis on climate change. Students in our 7 week format have the opportunity for an immersive, applied learning fieldwork travel semester. Study current climate change research from atop Mount Washington, NH, “Home of the World’s Worst Weather” and oceanography and the impact of climate change on coastal ecosystems in sunny Georgetown, South Carolina.
SUNY Broome’s Environmental Science program is designed to give you a solid foundation for transfer to a four-year program in Environmental Science or a related field.
7-week field study course format
SUNY Broome is now making it easier than ever to get the education you need to prepare for the career want. A variety of field study courses are offered in a series of 7-week blocks. This shorter course format provides students with:
- A balanced schedule
- Quicker exposure to hands-on, advanced skills
- A truly immersive experience in fieldwork
- The Environmental Science program features: faculty advisors, collaboration with student clubs such as the Ecology Club and Gardening Club. The program is recommended for students with strong math and science backgrounds in high school.
- Program features collaborations and opportunities with local organizations.