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Natural Resources Degrees

A.A.S. Degree:

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is a highly field-based program that prepares students for direct employment upon graduation. It accomplishes this by having students involved in government and private agency projects coupled with pertinent classroom instruction. The program prepares students to have an employment edge by providing certifications, instruction, experience, and knowledge required to be directly employable without the need for extensive on-the-job training. The program is designed to get students immediately involved in fieldwork through internships with public and private organizations such as the Forest Service, BLM, state agencies, and industrial organizations. Students will take fewer General Education (GE) classes, and focus more towards natural resources related courses.

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A.S. Degree:

The Associates of Science (AS) degree in natural resources prepares students to transfer to a four year institution upon graduation to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree. These students will take required GE courses as well as a large number of hands-on courses directly relating to their desired field of study. They may also be involved in government and private agency projects, as well as certifications and training specific to their field of interest.

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Students who complete an emphasis in Natural Resources at Snow College will: