Associate of Science Degree in Environmental Studies
The last few decades have seen considerable change in our environment both globally and locally. Some of these changes have wrought immense strain on our environs and man's ability to sustain himself in the future. Such changes include global warming, deforestation, improper garbage disposal and waste of resources. It is with these circumstances in mind, that the need to develop and implement an Environmental Studies programme to reverse the current trend of environmental degradation and create a balance which is needed for man's existence worldwide.
The Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica realizes that environmental education is critical to ensure the long-term well-being of the Jamaican environment. Education can create the awareness and employable skills seen as necessary for the identification, remediation, and prevention of environmental problems on a national and international scale.