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. 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 Expand
ENV-105 Environmental Science/Lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

This course meets the General Education requirement for Scientific Reasoning.

(Formerly Area 5)

Prerequisites: MAT-093, RDG-095, and ENG-095 or placement

ENG-111 College Writing I
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Academic Discourse.

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

MAT-197 Pre-Calculus
MAT-281 Calculus I
4

Prerequisites for MAT-197: MAT-194 with a grade of C or better

Prerequisites for MAT-281: MAT-197 with a grade of C or better

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
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

MAT-181 Statistics
3

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

(Formerly Area 4)

Prerequisites: MAT-097 or MAT-098

BIO-195 General Biology I/Lab
4

ENG-095, RDG-095 or ESL-098 and MAT-194

GenEd-E General Education Elective
4

This course meets the General Education requirement for General Education Elective.

General Education Elective

  • ENV-111 Survey of Renewable Energy or
  • ENV-113 Introduction to Oceanography/Lab or
  • ENV-115 Earth Science/Lab or
  • ENV-120 Tropical Field Studies (ENV-120 is a study abroad course in a tropical country.)

Will satisfy the General Education elective requirement.

GenEd-CW Creative Work
3

This course meets the General Education requirement for Creative Work.

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
BIO-196 General Biology II/Lab
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: BIO-195

ECO-220 Environmental Economics
ENV-222 Environmental Policy, Law, and Management
3
  • Prerequisites for ECO-220: ENV-105 or ECO-201 or ECO-202 or permission of instructor
  • Prerequisites for ENV-222:  ENV-105 or GOV-101 or permission of instructor
CHM-201 General Chemistry I/Lab
4

MAT197 with a minimum grade of C+ or MAT-281 as a corequisite, and ENG-111

Prerequisite: MAT-197 with a minimum grade of C+ or MAT-281 as a corequisite, and ENG-111

PHY-201 General Physics/Lab
PHY-251 College Physics I/Lab
4
  • Prerequisites for PHY-201: MAT-197
  • Prerequisites for PHY-251: MAT-281
Total Credits:
Semester 4 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req Expand
Elective Option Elective
4

Option Elective

  • BIO-210 Population Ecology/Lab
  • BIO-211 Environmental Microbiology/Lab
  • ENV-250 Global Environmental Change
  • MAT-281 Calculus I, (see semester advising note)
  • PHY-202 General Physics II/Lab
  • PHY-252 College Physics II/Lab
Elective Option Elective
4

Option Electives

  • BIO-210 Population Ecology/Lab
  • BIO-211 Environmental Microbiology/Lab
  • ENV-250 Global Environmental Change
  • MAT-281 Calculus I, (see semester advising note)
  • PHY-202 General Physics II/Lab
  • PHY-252 College Physics II/Lab
CHM-202 General Chemistry II/Lab
4

Prerequisite: CHM-201 with a minimum grade of C or better.

GIS-224 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
4

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite:  ENV-105 or BIO-105 or GEO-101 or permission of instructor

Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: August 21, 2020

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.