Environment and Resource Management
In Environment and Resource Management (ERM), you will gain skills across the natural sciences, an understanding of how they interact, the tools and techniques needed to support decision making, and the methods of management and governance that are used in environmental decision-making. Courses include Environment and Resources, Geomorphology, Environmental Hydrology, and Environmental Governance.
As a student in this major, you will gain technical skills fundamental to management of the biophysical environment, such as remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS), effective data collection, analysis, interpretation and presentation of information - skills that are a valuable asset in the world of work.
Ontario students applying to the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences - Environment and Resource Management program require 4U English; Advanced Functions; two courses from 4U Biology, Chemistry and Physics; two additional 4U or 4M courses. To be best prepared for semester one of the program, all applicants are advised to include 4U Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
Sample First Year Courses
- Discovering Biodiversity
- General Chemistry I
- Introduction to Environmental Sciences
- Elements of Calculus I
- Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology
- General Chemistry II
- Intro to Environmental Economics, Law & Policy
- Introduction to the Biophysical Environment
Life as an ERM Student
Sometimes the best way to learn about a program is through meeting a current student. Read about student experiences through the following student profiles:
- Community land use planner
- Planning design coordinator
- Geographic Information Systems analyst
- Environmental consultant