2005-2006 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Environmental Studies (ENVS)

Interdisciplinary Program

Environmental Studies is an interdisciplinary subject stressing the integration of biophysical and human behavioral dimensions of environmental issues. The requirement of 5.00 credits 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.

Minor (Honours Program)

A minimum of 5.00 credits is required, including:

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
BIOL*2060 [0.50] Ecology
ISS*4000 [0.50] Research Project in Environmental Studies
Two of the following social sciences courses:
ECON*2100 [0.50] Economic Growth and Environmental Quality
GEOG*3210 [0.50] Management of the Biophysical Environment
POLS*3370 [0.50] Environmental Policy Formation and Administration
The remaining 2.50 credits required for the minor must be selected from the following list. The social science course listed above not taken as a required course may be taken as a restricted elective. However, students are strongly advised to consult with the program coordinator before choosing electives.
AGEC*2700 [0.50] Survey of Natural Resource Economics
AGEC*4310 [0.50] Resource Economics
BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II
BIOL*3450 [0.50] Introduction to Aquatic Environments
BOT*2050 [0.50] Plant Ecology
CROP*2280 [0.50] Crops in Land Reclamation
ECON*4930 [0.50] Environmental Economics
ENGG*3650 [0.50] Hydrology
ENVB*2030 [0.50] Current Issues in Forest Science
ENVB*3000 [0.50] Nature Interpretation
ENVB*3030 [0.50] Pesticides and the Environment
ENVB*4780 [0.50] Forest Ecology
GEOG*1220 [0.50] Human Impact on the Environment
GEOG*1300 [0.50] Introduction to the Biophysical Environment
GEOG*2110 [0.50] Climate and the Biophysical Environment
GEOG*3110 [0.50] Biotic and Natural Resources
GEOG*3610 [0.50] Environmental Hydrology
GEOG*4110 [0.50] Environmental Systems Analysis
LARC*2820 [0.50] Urban and Regional Planning
PHIL*2070 [0.50] Philosophy of the Environment
SOC*2280 [0.50] Society and Environment
SOIL*2010 [0.50] Soil Science
SOIL*3050 [0.50] Land Utilization