Environmental Studies - A.S. Degree

Turn your passion for saving our environment into a career!

Our dedicated team of staff and faculty will help you from your application to graduation. Sussex provides a solid framework on which to build your college education for a successful future.

Program Information

Environmental Studies prepares students for transfer into a Bachelor of Science degree program in either Environmental Studies or Environmental Science.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Deal with complex environmental problems that affect society.
  • Understand the current environmental protection regulations.
  • Understand how to perform environmental observations and tests, analyze air, land, water resources and waste management.
  • Apply the principles of limits, recycling and reuse, sustainable yield, and resource diversity to real-life situations.
  • Apply the laws of conservation of matter and energy to environmental issues.
  • Understand how different cultures cope with the environmental consequences of human action.

Thank you for choosing Sussex County Community College as the place to begin your education. We pride ourselves on giving you the individualized attention you need to be successful.

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