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Environmental Science - Policy, A.A.
Do You Want to Make a Difference to Improve Our Environment?
Do you like the outdoors, environment, water, or beach? Are you passionate about clean groundwater, soil, and air? Does climate change interest you? If so, Gulf Coast State College can prepare you for a career in environmental science policy option. Environmental scientists have careers in a variety of areas, such as: consulting with industry, business, and governmental leaders on environmental and engineering problems; working to remediate contaminated sites; researching new and innovative scientific technology, and much more. The career fields are dynamic, engaging, and offer ever-changing challenges and development.
For a career in environmental science policy option, you need to earn your bachelor’s degree, and an associate’s degree can begin your path to success. Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, Florida, has some of the lowest tuition rates in the state, but provides a high-quality education. A two-year degree in Gulf Coast’s Environmental Science Policy Option AA University Transfer Track will help you save money on your overall education costs and prepare you for success at a top university in Florida.
Make the most of Gulf Coast’s generous scholarship and financial aid programs. Over half of Gulf Coast State College students receive some kind of financial assistance.
Gulf Coast State College’s average class size of 22 students means that you’ll get personalized attention from your professors and the encouragement you need along the way.
Environmental Science Course Requirements
ENC1102, English II
BSC2010, Biology for Science Majors I
BSC2011, Biology for Science Majors II
BSC2011L, Biology for Science Maj. II Lab
CHM1046, Chemistry with Qual Analysis
CHM1046L, Chemistry with Qual Anal. Lab
PHY2053, College Physics I
PHY2053L, College Physics I Lab
ECO2023, Economics, Micro
What can you do with a Environmental Science - Policy A.A. Degree?
In this field, people find careers as:
Environmental Restoration Planners
Forest and Conservation Workers
Solar Energy Installation Managers
Biofuels Production Managers
Wind Energy Operations Managers
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
University of Florida
Florida State University
University of South Florida
Are you ready to Get Started?
Apply to GCSC
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Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.
Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships
There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.
Register for Classes
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