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Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2017–2018 52 Associate of Arts Degree PRE-PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE The environmental science pre-professional program offers you an opportunity to achieve a basic knowledge of plant biology, ecology, and relevant aspects of natural science. Environmental science is an interdisciplinary field that integrates physical, biological, and information sciences to the study of the environment and the solution of environmental problems. As an environmental scientist or specialist, you will use your knowledge of natural sciences to protect the environment and human health. The field of environmental science provides an integrated, quantitative, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of environmental systems. Environmental scientists help to clean up pollution, advise policymakers, or work with industry to reduce waste. It is important that you contact the college or university to which you anticipate transferring credits to assure that core courses will transfer appropriately into your major. The objective of this program is to prepare you to transfer to another institution to obtain a Baccalaureate degree. _R_E_Q_U__IR_E__D_ _C_O_R__E_ C__O_U_R__S_E_S_ _(F_A__C_E_ _T_O_ _F_A_C_E_ _&_ _O_N_L_I_N_E_)______ Course # Title Credits ENV115-A Environmental Science 3 BIO105-A Introductory Biology 4 BIO125-A Plant Biology 4 ENV145-A Conservation Biology 4 _P_H_S_1_8_5_-_A______I_n_tr_o_d_u_c_ti_o_n_ t_o_ E_a_r_t_h_ S_c_i_e_n_c_e________________3_ NOTE: Required to take a minimum of 45 general education credits as listed on page 48 and SDV108-A The College Experience unless exemptions apply. PRE-PROFESSIONAL HISTORY This program will focus on general study and interpretation of the past, including the gathering, recording, synthesizing, and criticizing of evidence and theories about the past. You will develop abilities in writing and evaluation so you can comprehend, compare, and criticize arguments and ideas. You will use your analytical skills to see beyond the surface of issues to better understand their significance. You may choose careers in education, law, government or find jobs in related areas such as foundation work, management of local history, and fundraising. It is important that you contact the college or university to which you anticipate transferring credits to assure that core courses will transfer appropriately into your major. The objective of this program is to prepare you to transfer to another institution to obtain a Baccalaureate degree. _R_E_Q_U__IR_E__D_ _C_O_R__E_ C__O_U_R__S_E_S_ _(F_A__C_E_ _T_O_ _F_A_C_E_ _&_ _O_N_L_I_N_E_)______ Course # Title Credits HIS110-A Western Civilization: 3 Ancient to Early Modern HIS111-A Western Civilization: 3 Early Modern to Present HIS151-A U.S. History to 1877 3 HIS152-A U.S. History Since 1877 3 _P_O_L_1_1_1_-A_______A_m__e_r_ic_a_n_ N__a_ti_o_n_a_l _G_o_v_e_rn_m__e_n_t______________3_ NOTE: Required to take a minimum of 45 general education credits as listed on page 48 and SDV108-A The College Experience unless exemptions apply.


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