Sustainable Environmental Studies

The curriculum for Sustainable Environmental Studies is designed to prepare students to transfer to an environmental science program at a four-year institution or to further employment opportunities. This degree provides
a well rounded approach to the environmental sciences with a strong emphasis on core biology and chemistry components.

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Program Outcomes

Synthesize basic concepts of environmental sciences.
Exhibit knowledge with at least one major taxonomic group.
Recognize environmental issues impacting both the Lake Traverse Reservation and the Global community.
Incorporate environmental behaviors that reflect community awareness.
Perform good laboratory practices.
Exhibit basic mastery of course content.
Analyze a land use plan.

Course Requirements

Degree: Certificate

Credit Hours Required:

    Required Professional Courses Credits

    General Education Requirements Credits
    Degree Requirements 65 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Students that come into the program prepared to take 100 level classes, can complete the program in two years (4 semesters) and one summer if taking 15 credits each semester. If a student takes 12 credits, minimum for full-time, the program can be completed in 2.5 years (5 semesters) and one summer.

Cost to complete the program within normal time (based on 15 credits per semester for five semesters)

Tuition – $8,125

Registration Fee – $250

Lab Fee – $50 (per lab class) 400

Library Usage/Email Account Fee – $150

Building Usage Fee – $125

Technical Fee – $450

Books and Supplies (estimate) – $3000

Graduation Fee – $40

Activity Fee – $150

Total – $12,690

Course Catalog

The course catalog provides course schedule and detailed descriptions.
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