Environmental Studies

Prerequisites for specific courses are noted in the IVCC Catalog.

WHAT FOLLOWS IS A SAMPLE CURRICULUM FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS pursuing either an Associate in Arts Degree or Associate in Science Degree (guide sheets in Counseling Center). Program requirements vary from university to university. Consult a Counselor to choose your courses.

First YearCredits
BIO 1000 The Global Environment3  
CHM 1006 General Chemistry I5  
ENG 1001 English Composition I3  
CHM 1007 General Chemistry II  5
ENG 1002 English Composition II  3
Humanities Group I  3
Social Science  3
Year Total: 14 14
Second YearCredits
Elective Course3  
Health and Wellness1  
Humanities/Fine Arts Group I, II or III3  
Social Sciences3  
Fine Arts Group II3  
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement3  
SPH 1001 Fundamentals of Speech  3
Humanities/Fine Arts Group I, II, III or IV  3
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement   3
Major Course - Select a Univ. requirement  4
Social Science  3
Year Total: 16 16
Total Credit Hours:  60


  • Minimum 60 Semester Hours with 2.0 GPA
  • Gen Ed Requirements for AA or AS degree
  • "C" or better in ENG 1001, ENG 1002, and SPH 1001
  • Non-western requirement (1 course)
  • Application for Graduation


AGR 1003, BIO 1001, 1007, 1008, 1009
CHM 2002, ECN 2002, 2003, GEG 1001, GEL 1008
MTH 1006, 1007, 1008, 2001, PHY 2003, PSI 1000
For Science Gen Ed requirements 1 course must be completed in Life Science and 1 course in Physical Science. Based on transfer school, students may need additional Math & Science coursework.

There may be additional requirements for transfer admission not included in the sample curriculum above. Consult with a Counselor to develop your individual plan of study.