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Environmental Studies Pre-Major, AA-DTA Planning Guide


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Where does my path start?


You will complete an Associate of Arts - Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) at Shoreline.

Once you complete your Shoreline degree, you can transfer to a four-year school to earn a baccalaureate degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Conservation, Natural Resources, and Sustainability Studies.

Students who want to focus on the scientific aspects are recommended to follow the Environmental Science-Associate in Science degree.

What courses should I take?

This unofficial guide is intended to support you as you prepare for your major. Please consult with an advisor and your chosen four-year school(s), as program and admissions requirements vary and may change without notice.

General Education Requirements - 20 Credits


Multicultural Understanding (5 Credits)


Choose one of the following courses:

HUM 105 , CMST 203 , CMST 285 , GWS 284 , HIST 245 , MCS 105 , PSYC 230 , SOC 270 .

Quantitative/Symbolic Reasoning (5 Credits)


Choose one of the following classes:

MATH& 107 , MATH 111 , MATH& 141 , MATH& 142 , MATH& 146 , MATH& 148 , MATH& 151 , MATH& 152 , MATH& 163 , MATH 207 , MATH 208 , MATH 211 , MATH& 264 , PHIL& 120 . Recommended: MATH& 141 , MATH& 146 .

* Students planning to transfer to the University of Washington must consult Math Advising, mathadvising@shoreline.edu.

Distribution Requirements - 45 Credits


Humanities (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g., Art and Drama) in Humanities . Maximum of 5 credits allowed in Performance/Skills courses. No more than 5 credits in a world language at the 100 level. Recommended: CMST& 220 , ENGL& 230 .

Natural Sciences (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g.Biology and Physics) in Natural Sciences . At least 10 credits required in Physical, Earth, and/or Biological Sciences, including at least 5 credits of lab science. Maximum 5 credits from Other Science courses. Recommended: BIOL 107 , BIOL 144 , BIOL& 211 , BIOL& 212 , BIOL& 213 , CHEM& 121 , CHEM 171 /CHEM 181 , ENVS& 101 , GEOG 203 , GEOG 204 , GEOL& 101 , GEOL& 110 MATH 111 , MATH& 141 , MATH& 142  (prerequisite for MATH& 151), MATH& 146 , MATH& 151 , MATH& 152 , MATH 211 , OCEA& 101 , PHYS 110 , PHYS& 114 .

Social Sciences (15 Credits)


Select from at least two different disciplines (e.g., Psychology and History) in Social Sciences . Recommended: ANTH& 206 , ECON& 201 , HIST 218 , HIST& 219 POLS& 202 .

General Electives - Minimum 25 Credits


Comprised of other college-level courses or unrestricted courses. A maximum of 15 credits allowed for restricted/vocational courses, and a maximum of 3 credits allowed in Physical Education. Please see the lists of Restricted Electives  and Elective Courses (Non-restricted) . Consult with SCC advisors for recommended electives and choose courses as required by transfer institutions. Recommended: World Language if required for university admission or graduation.

Where can I go for help?


For course information and entry codes, contact:

biologyadvising@shoreline.edu, chemistryadvising@shoreline.edu, mathadvising@shoreline.edu

General Academic Advising

FOSS (5000) Building, Rm. 5229  206-546-4559  advising@shoreline.edu  www.shoreline.edu/advising

International Student Academic Advising

9000 Building, Rm. 9302  206-546-4697  ieadvisors@shoreline.edu  www.shoreline.edu/international/advising/

Environmental Studies Faculty Advisors

Emanuela Agosta  206-546-4659 eagosta@shoreline.edu Rm 5349
Chip Dodd  206-546-4653 cdodd@shoreline.edu Rm 5354
Matt Loper  206-546-4683 mloper@shoreline.edu Rm 5351
Tim Payne  206-546-4706 tpayne@shoreline.edu Rm 5342
Tiffany Meier  206-546-6953 tmeier@shoreline.edu Rm 5231

Where can I transfer and what does my chosen four-year school require?


Before choosing classes, become familiar with the four-year program where you want to apply: visit the website, email the department, and/or speak with a Shoreline advisor. Below are examples from Washington schools with different admissions and graduation requirements. Check with the school for world language requirements. (Non-native speakers of English are often exempt from this requirement.)

Major Information General Transfer Information
Central Washington University http://www.cwu.edu/admissions/transfer-admission-criteria
Gonzaga University http://tinyurl.com/7c9d6xh
Pacific Lutheran University https://www.plu.edu/admission-transfer/
Seattle University http://tinyurl.com/z3kjpcm
The Evergreen State College http://tinyurl.com/zhyjy3s
University of Washington-Bothell https://www.plu.edu/admission-transfer/
University of Washington-Seattle https://admit.washington.edu/Apply/Transfer/
University of Washington-Tacoma http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/admissions/transfer-admission
Walla Walla University (BA, BS) http://tinyurl.com/z5a4h8p
Western Washington University https://admissions.wwu.edu/transfer
Whitman College http://tinyurl.com/z8vuwn9

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