School of Arts and Sciences
Department of Natural Science
Dr. James Deemy 279-5876
The School of Arts and Sciences offers the Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science. The program offers the student the opportunity to select a concentration in Natural Science or Environmental Studies. The environmental science degree program provides an interdisciplinary education for students interested in understanding pressing environmental issues in natural and social science. Students completing the program are well equipped to take an active role in environmental decision-making at local, state, national and international levels. The natural science concentration focuses on physical, chemical and biological factors associated with environmental quality and environmental policy-making decisions. The environmental studies concentration focuses on the social and economic context in which
environmental policy-making decisions are made.Admission Requirements
All students must first be accepted to CCGA and meet program prerequisites:
- A grade of C or better in all Area F courses.
- An overall GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Traditional students wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science must submit SAT or ACT scores. Minimum scores can be found on the Freshman Admissions page on the CCGA website (www.ccga.edu)
Students majoring in environmental science are encouraged to join and participate in the CCGA Environmental Club.
NOTE: Students may apply a total of 8 hours of internship and/or research credit (as listed in the possible electives of the chosen concentration) towards their degree in any combination. Students should note that Financial Aid restrictions may apply.
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GENERAL EDUCATION CORE CURRICULUM
The USG core curriculum was developed with the goals of assuring institutional accountability for learning, incorporating learning requirements in global perspectives and critical thinking, allowing institutions some flexibility in tailoring courses to their institutional mission, while ensuring that core curriculum courses completed at one USG institution or through eCore, the USG’s designated online core curriculum, are fully transferable to another USG institution. All core curriculum requirements must be completed as part of the associate of arts, associate of science, bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degree programs. Each institution’s core curriculum shall consist of 42 semester credit hours with the minimum number of credit hours in each area shown below. (BOR Policy Manual, 3.3.1 Core Curriculum)
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