Environmental Science
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Program Competencies

Upon graduation with an Associate in Science degree in Environmental Science, the graduate will be able to:

  • enter, with junior standing, one of many SUNY colleges, provided grades are acceptable;
  • apply scientific principles, identify the technologies and determine their efficiency and its impact on environmental problems;
  • attack environmental problems and propose solutions focusing on environmental integrity, sustainable resources and ecological solutions;
  • conduct and write laboratory tests/experiments in a clear and concise manner using proper communication skills;
  • utilize developed mathematics skills and physical concepts applied to environmental problem solving;
  • explain how the choices and trade-offs posed by environmental challenges are connected to an individual’s personal decision; and
  • develop an appreciation for the non-technical human aspects of environmental issues.

Did You Know?

ECC is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, and is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many of the professional curricula are also accredited by specialized agencies.


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