Environmental Science & Research
(AS) The Environmental Science and Research program lays the foundation for understanding natural systems and human effects on those systems. A focus on applying scientific concepts to address today’s environmental questions provides students with the skills to work in a variety of careers or move seamlessly into advanced degrees. Upon completion, graduates of the associate’s program will be prepared for employment for such jobs as Agricultural, Environmental, and Lab Technicians. Graduates of the bachelor’s degree will be prepared for a career as an Environmental Scientist, Environmental Analyst, Environmental Health Specialist, Ecologist, Hydrologist, Environmental Policy/Law, Environmental Journalist, Forensic Scientist, Natural Resource Managers, Molecular Ecologists, and a host of other related careers.
Graduates of the UTTC Environmental Science & Research AS degree program will:
- Explain foundational theories of science.
- Explain ways in which humans interact with and impact the environment.
- Express understanding of scientific knowledge through verbal and written methods.
- Demonstrate the scientific method.
Graduates of the UTTC Environmental Science & Research BS degree program will:
- Evaluate the interconnected and interdisciplinary relationships of environmental science
- Apply mathematical concepts to find solutions to real-world problems.
- Synthesize scientific concepts and data, social dynamics, and cultural context to formulate sustainable solutions to environmental issues.
- Defend an original research project.