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Once you've been awarded your Associate of Science in Environmental Science at ENMU-Ruidoso, you can use the program outlined below to earn your Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science at ENMU. Please keep in mind ENMU bachelor's degrees (including BFA, BA, BM and BS) require a minimum of 120 hours, with at least 40 of those being upper-division (3XX or 4XX) courses.

This degree is not available online.

AS in Natural Science (2015-16) to BS in Environmental Science (2015-17)


Course Credits

AS in Environmental Science

For a smooth transition to ENMU, please ensure the courses you've taken for your AS in Natural Science at ENMU-Ruidoso include the following; these classes are required as part of the ENMU curriculum in order to follow the degree program outlined on this page.

  • BIOL 154/L General Biology: Sub-cellular through Organismic Biology/Lab
  • MATH 215 Survey of Calculus
  • PHYS 152/L General Physics II/Lab

ENMU Required Courses

Course Credits
Upper-Division Diversity/Global Course 3
GEOL 305/L Earth Materials 3
GEOL 311/L Stratigraphy and Sedimentation OR
GEOL 312/L Structural Geology
GEOL 410 Environmental Geology 3
GEOL 454 Geochemistry 3
GEOL 465 Senior Research Project 3
ANTH 410 Intro to GIS OR
BIOL 460 Landscape Ecology and GIS
BIOL 303/L General Ecology 3
BIOL 417 Environment, Resources and Policy 3
CHEM 233/L Quantitative Analysis 3
Other Elective Courses
(You'll take electives as needed to meet any remaining credit hour requirements)

Bachelor's Degree Total Credit Hours: 120

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Location: Ruidoso Branch Community College
709 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345
Phone: 575.257.2120