The University of British Columbia's Faculty of Science offers a Bachelor of Science (Major or Honours) in Environmental Sciences. The Environmental Sciences Program is designed to give students a broad perspective on the environment. It concentrates on understanding the major environmental issues facing human societies and adopts an integrative cross-deiciplinary approach to the study of these issues.
Graduates from the program have found that it provides excellent preparation for the workplace and further study.
The curriculum in the program provides a significant background in chemistry, social sciences, life sciences, and earth and ocean sciences. The core courses, ENVR 200, 300, 400 and 449 examine environmental issues through seminars and student projects. Students select electives from areas of concentration.
Both Major and Honours programs are offered. For the honours program, students require a minimum 72% average in prior courses for admission, and must maintain at least a 68% average for continuation in the program. Students normally apply to the Major or Honours program after first year. However, it is possible to apply after second year. To students who wish to apply to the Environmental Sciences Program please go to the following link at The Faculty of Science: http://www.science.ubc.ca/students/degree/secondyear. For more information, please contact the Director of the Environmental Sciences Program.