Environmental Science DesignationCurriculum
Transfer to Metropolitan State University of Denver
Environmental Science investigates the systems in the world around us. Your studies will meet the requirements for entry into conservation, research careers, and agricultural science, or work as a teacher, writer, scientist, or researcher. After you finish your Associate of Science (A.S.) degree at CCD, you can then transfer to a four-year college or university and continue working toward a bachelor’s degree.
Spacious labs and modern equipment are all ready and available for students. Hands-on learning and small classroom size, as well as a strong tutoring program, make CCD the right choice.
Academic support is provided through CCD's Excel Zone.
It helps students succeed by offering a variety of learning opportunities with three locations on campus:
Tutors, instructors, and some lab equipment are available for students to use at The Science Zone.
CCD Online offers fully online certificates and degrees, and individual online courses to help match your busy schedule. This program offers XXX percent of its degree either online or through a hybrid program.
Your first step is to see if online learning is right for you. Online and hybrid environments offer much more flexibility but require more self-direction and self-discipline. Certain work habits, learning styles and skills contribute to a successful online or hybrid learning experience.
Online Experience Questions?
303.352.6785 | TLC@ccd.edu
This program is eligible for federal financial aid.
Your first step is to connect with the Financial Aid office to discover how you can afford college. Our dedicated staff and support services help you wade through all the legal language and get you past the first hurdle to completing your educational goals.
In addition, CCD has $1,000,000 available in scholarships. Apply at CCD.edu/Scholarships.
Stop by the financial aid office on the first floor of the Confluence Building for help with the federal financial aid application. Walk-in hours are offered every Wednesday from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Confluence Building, room 118.
CCD's environmental science designation is a guaranteed transfer program.
This is a guaranteed transfer (GT) program.
GT programs enable all college students to complete their first two years of college here at CCD and then transfer to any public college in Colorado as a junior. It is called the DWD program (Degrees with Designation). This program saves you money and time.
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Please speak with your program chair regarding internship and research opportunities.
Employment of environmental science and protection technicians is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
An A.S. in environmental science sets the stage for a career in a number of areas, including the following:
Learn more about this career path by visiting CCD's Career and Transfer Center.
The median annual wage for environmental science and protection technicians was $45,490 in May 2017.
The information provided here is by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook.