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2024-2025 Catalog 
2024-2025 Catalog

Associate of Science using Earth and Environmental Science

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Schoolcraft program code #AS.00042

The Associate of Science using Earth and Environmental Science degree is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with the foundation to pursue a variety of related fields at transfer institutions, as well as offers a set of classes in the major area of study that amplifies the students’ interest and provides a depth of study.

Students enrolled in this program can pursue higher degrees at transfer institutions in disciplines such as atmospheric and climate science, environmental science, geology, and other geosciences, hydrology, geography, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), geotechnical engineering, oceanography, planetary science, sustainability, urban studies, and more.

Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for an associate of science degree.

Students seeking to transfer to a baccalaureate program should request transfer guides from the intended college or university department to devise a plan that best suits their transfer needs and pathway interests.  For more general information about transfer, please visit Transfer Out - Schoolcraft to U - Schoolcraft College.

Not all courses are offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor to develop a schedule that will work for them.  Number of credits may vary depending on the course selection.

Major Area of Study Requirements (12 Credits)

Geoscience Requirements: Select a minimum of three courses Credits 9-12

Additional Degree Distribution Requirements

  • Select two MTA English Communication  courses: Credits:6
  • Select two MTA Humanities  courses from two different disciplines: Credits: 4-8
  • Select two MTA Social Science   courses from two different disciplines: Credits: 6-8


General Education Requirements

Courses taken to satisfy the Major Area of Study and the Additional Degree Distribution requirements may also apply toward Schoolcraft’s General Education requirements.

The Associate of Science (AS) Degree requirements are met through completing the degree program requirements of a minimum of courses.  For more information regarding the Schoolcraft College General Education Requirements, please click Schoolcraft College General Education .

The AS Degree also aligns to the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) requirements.  For specific information regarding the MTA, please click MTA.

Program Total 61-70 Credits


Transfer Programs

Associate of Science

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