University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs

Environmental Studies

Interdisciplinary Program.

Coordinator: Reid Kreutzwiser, Ext 2174, Department of Geography.

Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary subject stressing the integration of biophysical and human behavioral dimensions of environmental issues. The requirement of 10 courses for the minor is broken into 2 groups of courses, required courses and restricted electives. Students should ensure that they obtain standing in the necessary prerequisites for required and restricted elective courses. There are limitations on courses used for credit in other areas of study which may be used for credit in the Environmental Studies minor. Students should seek counselling from the Department of Geography early in their program.

Honours Program Minor

A minimum of 10 courses is required, including:
15-201 Ecology
17-115 Introduction to Plant Biology
92-102 The Animal Kingdom
85-400 Research Project in Environmental Studies
and least 2 courses must be chosen from the following social sciences:
36-210 Economic Growth and Environmental Quality
45-321 Management of the Biophysical Environment
78-337 Environmental Policy Formation and Administration
The remaining 5 courses required for the minor must be selected from the following list. Courses listed above not taken as required courses may be taken as restricted electives. However, students are strongly advised to consult with the program coordinator before choosing electives
02-270 Survey of Natural Resource Economics
02-431 Resource Economics
05-365 Hydrology
15-345 Introduction to Aquatic Environments
17-205 Plant Ecology
29-228 Crops in Land Reclamation
34-203 Forestry
34-300 Nature Interpretation
34-303 Pesticides and the Environment
34-478 Forest Ecology
36-493 Environmental Economics
45-122 Human Impact on the Environment
45-130 Introduction to the Biophysical Environment
45-211 Climate and the Biophysical Environment
45-311 Biotic and Natural Resources
45-361 Geographical Hydrology
45-411 Environmental Systems Analysis
59-282 Urban and Regional Planning
65-101 The Microbial World
74-207 Philosophy of the Environment
86-228 Society and Environment
87-201 Soil Science
87-305 Land Utilization

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
X--Degree Programs
Bachelor of Arts--B.A.

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