Academic Calendar 2022-2023

Environmental Studies – Minor (Arts)

ENVS-Y

Subject:  Administered by the School of Environmental Studies.
Plan:  Consists of 30.00 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, in combination with a Major plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives, will lead to an Honours Bachelors Degree.

Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2021-2022 Calendar for the previous requirements.

1. Core
– CORE SCIENCE –
A. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Fundamentals of Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems
Ecology and the Environment
B. Complete the following:
GPHY 102Physical Geography and Natural Resources3.00
C. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
The Dynamic Earth
Environmental Geology and Natural Hazards
History of Life
D. Complete the following:
ENSC 103Environment and Sustainability3.00
E. Complete the following:
ENSC 201Environmental Toxicology and Chemical Risks3.00
F. Complete the following:
ENSC 230Principles of Sustainability3.00
2. Option
A. Complete 3.00 units from the following course list:3.00
ENSC_Interdisciplinary_Humanities
B. Complete 9.00 units from the following course list:9.00
ENSC_Interdisciplinary_SocSci/Huma_Gen/Min_Options
Total Units30.00

3. Notes

A. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. 

Environmental Studies Course Lists

The following lists contain courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.

ENSC_Interdisciplinary_Humanities

Environmental Science/Studies Interdisciplinary Humanities Options
CLST 214Ancient Science3.00
DEVS 220Introduction to Indigenous Studies3.00
DEVS 221Indigenous Studies II - Resistance and Resurgence3.00
PHIL 203Science and Society3.00
PHIL 293Humans and the Natural World3.00
PHIL 310Development Ethics3.00
PHIL 493Ethics and the Environment3.00
RELS 235Religion and Environment3.00

ENSC_Interdisciplinary_SocSci/Huma_Gen/Min_Options

Environmental Studies Interdisciplinary and Social Science and Humanities Gen/Min Options
CLST 214Ancient Science3.00
DEVS 220Introduction to Indigenous Studies3.00
DEVS 221Indigenous Studies II - Resistance and Resurgence3.00
DEVS 250Environmental Transformations3.00
ECON 290Environmental Economics and Assessment3.00
ENSC 200Environmental History3.00
ENSC 290Introduction to Ecological Economics3.00
ENSC 301Environmental Assessment3.00
ENSC 305Social Environments3.00
ENSC 307Marine Environmental Issues3.00
ENSC 310Environmental Policy3.00
ENSC 315Global Food Security, Agriculture, and Environment3.00
ENSC 320Wildlife Issues in a Changing World3.00
ENSC 321Environmental Justice in Global Context3.00
ENSC 407Global Water Issues3.00
PHIL 293Humans and the Natural World3.00
PHIL 493Ethics and the Environment3.00
RELS 235Religion and Environment3.00