Environmental studies delve into some of the most significant issues of our day, such as anthropogenic climate change, urban pollution and possible threats to human health. You learn how to use applied research tools and management principles that can be applied in a variety of areas, such as conducting environmental impact assessments and resource management.
The table below includes only the discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on the Honours bachelor's with double major and the Honours bachelor's with major and minor.
Co-operative education is available with this program when taken as part of an honours degree.
The French immersion stream is available when taken as part of an honours degree.
Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2020-2021 calendar for the previous requirements.
|BIO 1130||Introduction to Organismal Biology||3 Units|
|ECO 1104||Introduction to Microeconomics||3 Units|
|ENV 1101||Global Environmental Challenges||3 Units|
|GEG 1301||The Physical Environment||3 Units|
|ENV 2301||History of Environmental Thought||3 Units|
|ENV 2918||Introduction to Field Research 1||3 Units|
|GEG 2320||GIS and the Digital Earth||3 Units|
|ENV 3321||Human and Policy Dimensions of Environmental Change||3 Units|
|ENV 4104||Methodological and Theoretical Approaches in Geography and Environmental Studies||3 Units|
|ENV 4113||Selected Topics in Environmental Issues||3 Units|
|ENV 4120||Research Seminar in Environmental Studies||3 Units|
|3 optional course units from:||3 Units|
|Northern Field Research|
|Tropical Field Research|
|Environmental Studies Field Research|
|Glaciology Field Research|
|Field Research in a North American City|
|Urban Geography Field Research|
|Physical Geography Field Research|
|3 optional course units at the 3000 or 4000 level from the list of optional courses||3 Units|
|3 optional course units from the list of optional courses||3 Units|
ENV 2918 caters to both English and French students. This course is taught "bi-unilingually".
List of Optional Courses
|BIO 2129||Ecology||3 Units|
|ECO 2118||Introduction to Environmental and Natural Resources Economics||3 Units|
|ENV 2304||Climatology||3 Units|
|ENV 3101||Legal Context of Environmental Issues||3 Units|
|ENV 3303||Health Geography||3 Units|
|ENV 4118||Environmental Impact Assessment||3 Units|
|ENV 4129||Global Climate Change||3 Units|
|GEG 3105||Earth Observation||3 Units|
|GEG 3302||Natural Resource and Environmental Management||3 Units|