Associate Degree with Sustainability Emphasis

19-25 credits

Offered at: UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, UW-Barron County, UW-Fond du Lac, UW-Fox Valley, UW-Manitowoc, UW-Marinette, UW-Marshfield/Wood County, UW-Richland, UW-Rock County, UW-Sheboygan, UW-Washington County and UW-Waukesha.

Students seeking an Associate of Arts and Science Degree (AAS) with an emphasis must successfully complete the AAS requirements and the specific emphasis requirements.

An emphasis of 19 to 25 credits, consisting of a 3 to 5-credit Math course, a 3-credit Statistics course, a 4 to 5-credit NS/LS prerequisite course required for transfer, a 3-credit course in Communications required for transfer, a 3 to 4-credit sustainability concepts course in NS, HU, or SS, and a second NS/LS prerequisite course or sustainability concepts course in NS, HU, or SS for 3-5 credits.

*Course# Required Courses Credits
Choose 1
MAT 108 Quantitative Reasoning 3
MAT 110 College Algebra 3
MAT 124 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 5
MAT 211 Calculus 4-5
MAT 221 Calculus and Analytical Geometry I 5
Choose 1
BUS 243 Economic and Business Statistics 3
MAT 117 Elementary Statistics 3
MAT 240 Statistical Analysis 3
PSY 210 Statistical Methods in Psychology 3
Choose 1
BIO 101 Concepts of Biology 5
BIO 162 General Botany 5
BIO 171 Animal Biology  5
BIO 291 Introduction to Fish, Forest and Wildlife Resources  4
CHE 125 Introductory Chemistry 5
CHE 145 General Chemistry I  5
CHE 165 Chemistry for Engineers  5
 GEO 123 Physical Geography: Weather and Climate  4-5
GEO 124  Physical Geography: Landforms 4-5
GEO 125  Physical Geography 4-5
GLG 101  Physical Geology 4-5
GLG 169 Environmental Geology 4-5
GLG251 Introduction to Soil and Water Resources 4
Choose 1
CTA 103 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
  Other Communication Arts course required for transfer 3
Choose 2 (min 6 cr)
BIO 190 Introduction to Environmental Science 3
BIO 191  Environmental Science 3-4 
BIO 201  Principles of Ecology 
CHE 123  Chemistry and Society 
CHE 124  Applied Chemistry and Society 
ECO 342  Environmental and Natural Resources Economics 
ENG 285  Literature of Nature 
GEO 120  Introduction to Physical Geography 
GEO 130  Human Impact on the Environment  3-4 
GEO 277  Geography of World Energy 
GEO 350  Environmental Conservation 
GLG 135  Introduction to Environmental Geology 
INT 290  Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies  1-5 
PHI 244  Environmental Ethics 
PHY 115  Energy and the Environment 
SOC 355  Sociology of the Environment 

 *Course numbering recently changed for the Biological Sciences.  Courses previously listed as BAC, BOT, NAT, PHS, and ZOO have been reassigned to the BIO designation.  See course catalog for equivalencies.

For complete details on an Associate Degree with Emphasis, please contact your campus Solution Center/Student Affairs Office.

*Approved 02/2013; Effective 05/28/2013