Bunker Hill Community College

Bunker Hill Community College

Environmental Science

Associate in Science Science, Engineering and Mathematics - Engineering and Physical Science

This curriculum map contains the new General Education Requirements and applies ONLY to students entering the program beginning fall 2019. Current students should log in to BHCC Self-Service to review their specific program requirements or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students should go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-111 College Writing I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098 and ENG-095 or placement

GenEd-CCC Community & Cultural Contexts
(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Community & Cultural Contexts.

(Formerly Areas 2 and 3)

Choose one course from Community and Cultural Contexts Menu

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

(Formerly Area 6)

Choose one course from Creative Work Menu

ENV-105 Environmental Science I/Lab
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 5)

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098 and ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

ENV-110 Sustainable Resource Conservation/Lab
4

Prerequisites: RDG-095 or ESL-098 and ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ENG-112 College Writing II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

(Formerly Area 1)

Prerequisite: ENG-111

GenEd-E General Education Elective
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Research Writing.

Choose a course from the General Education Scientific Reasoning, Community/Cultural Contexts, Creative Work or Elective Menus.

ENV-111 Survey of Renewable Energy
4

Prerequisite: RDG-095 or ESL-098 and ENG-095 and MAT-093 or placement

MAT-181 Statistics
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Quantitative Problem Solving.

(Formerly Area 4)

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098

Elective Career Elective
3-4

Career Electives:

  • CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
  • ESM-105 Green Buildings
  • ESM-115 Sustainable Facilities Management
  • ESM-205 Green Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance
  • ESM-211 Project Management and Finance for Energy
  • ESM-299 Energy and Sustainability Internship
  • ENR-101 Introduction to Engineering
  • MAT-197 Pre-Calculus
  • MAT-281 Calculus
  • SCI-221 Interpretation and Presentation of Scientific Research
Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
GIS-124 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: RDG-095 or ESL-098 or placement

BIO-195 General Biology I/Lab
PHY-201 General Physics/Lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Students will select either the Biology Track or the Physics Track.

Prerequisites for BIO-195: ENG-095 and RDG-095 or ESL-098 and MAT-194 or placement

Prerequisites for PHY-201: MAT-197 or placement

CHM-201 General Chemistry I/Lab
4

Students must complete ENG-111 with a C or better and MAT-197 with a C+ or better before taking CHM-201

Prerequisite: MAT-197 and ENG-111

Elective Career Elective
3-4

Career Electives:

  • ESM-105 Green Buildings
  • ESM-115 Sustainable Facilities Management
  • ESM-205 Green Existing Buildings: Operation and Maintenance
  • ESM-211 Project Management and Finance for Energy
  • ESM-299 Energy and Sustainability Internship
  • ENR-101 Introduction to Engineering
  • MAT-197 Pre-Calculus
  • MAT-281 Calculus
  • SCI-221 Interpretation and Presentation of Scientific Research
Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
BIO-196 General Biology II/Lab
PHY-202 General Physics II/Lab
4

Prerequisite for BIO-196: BIO-195

Prerequisite for PHY-202: PHY-201

CHM-202 General Chemistry II/Lab
4

Prerequisite: CHM-201

Elective-1 Option Elective
4

Option Elective:

  • ENV-115 Earth Science
  • ENV-113 Introduction to Oceanography/Lab
  • ENV-106 Environmental Science II/Lab
  • BIO-210 Population Ecology/Lab
  • BIO-211 Environmental Microbiology/Lab
    Note: Completion or concurrent enrollment in BIO-196 General Biology II/Lab is recommended.

 

Elective-2 Option Elective
4

Option Elective:

  • ENV-115 Earth Science
  • ENV-113 Introduction to Oceanography/Lab
  • ENV-106 Environmental Science II/Lab
  • BIO-210 Population Ecology/Lab
  • BIO-211 Environmental Microbiology/Lab
    Note: Completion or concurrent enrollment in BIO-196 General Biology II/Lab is recommended.
Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 30, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Use currently accepted biological, chemical, and physical concepts to investigate problems and issues in the environment.
  • Identify and implement environmental sustainability or energy efficiency strategies within their workplace, home, or community taking into consideration factors such as project impact, cost effectiveness, and technical feasibility.
  • Explain and apply the underlying concepts of current topics in environmental science and sustainability.

Career Outlook

This program will allow students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities to seek a bachelor’s degree in environmental science or studies.