Bachelor of Environmental Studies

What is Environmental Studies?
 
Environmental Studies focuses on the social, institutional, political, and legal aspects surrounding environmental issues and concerns. Through an interdisciplinary approach, environmental issues relating to human population, sustainable resource development, pollution conservation, environmental health, endangerment and preservation of species are explored. In conjunction with alternative conditions that have the potential to reverse current trends and contribute to ecological sustainability.


Degrees Offered
 
B.Env.St.
Minimum time to graduation: Three years (University 1, plus two years).
This degree is also called the "General" program. There is no time  limit to complete the degree.

B.Env.St. - Major
Minimum time to graduation: Four years (University 1, plus three years).
There is no time limit to complete the degree.

B.Env.St. - Major Co-op
Minimum time to graduation: Four years (University 1, plus three years).
There is no time limit to complete the degree. Participation in the Co-op
Option may extend the degree by an additional term(s).

B.Env.St. - Honours
Minimum time to graduation: Four years (University 1, plus three years).
There is no time limit to complete the degree.

B.Env.St. - Honours Co-op
Minimum time to graduation: Four years (University 1, plus three years).
There is no time limit to complete the degree. Participation in the Co-op
Option may extend the degree by an additional term(s).


Please visit the Academic Calendar for detailed program information:
Bachelor of Environmental Studies Program Chart


Contact Information
 
For any additional information please contact a Student Advisor in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources . Student advisors are located in the Dean's office, 440 Wallace Building.
All students are advised to examine their interests and future goals carefully to make appropriate program choices.



Co-operative Education Option

What is Coop?

Co-operative education is a structured educational program whereby students spend alternating periods in university and employment. The Cooperative Education Option is available to students registered in either the Major or Honours degree programs in Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, or Physical Geography.

Why do Coop?

  • Acquire theoretical knowledge and practical work experience.
  • Focus your education, and select areas of specialization for choosing senior courses and selecting a Focus Area.
  • Improve your professional development by engaging in networking opportunities, and participating in conferences and workshops.
  • Develop mentoring relationships with employers.
  • Explore many career options without a long-term commitment.
  • Help finance your education through relevant work experience.
  • Create an impressive resume that sets you apart from other students.
  • Develop workplace skills that provide you hands-on experience with the latest tools and equipment

Please contact the coordinator for more information on enrolling in the program:

Leslie Goodman, Coordinator
Cooperative Education Option       
440 Wallace Bldg.
Phone: (204) 474-7252
FAX: (204) 275-314

Jodena Baertsoen, Assistant
Cooperative Education Option
440 Wallace Bldg.
Phone: (204) 474-6225
FAX: (204) 275-3147