2007-2008 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences [B.Sc.(Env.)]

Environmental Economics and Policy (EEP)

Department of Economics, College of Management and Economics

Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Ontario Agricultural College


Please note that not all courses in the "One of:" options are available each semester (F, W, S). Students are encouraged to seek advice from the appropriate advisor when selecting and scheduling courses.

Semester 1
BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
ENVS*1020 [0.50] Introduction to Environmental Sciences
MATH*1080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus I
PHYS*1080 [0.50] Physics for Life Sciences
Semester 2
BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II
CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II
ECON*1050 [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
GEOG*1300 [0.50] Introduction to the Biophysical Environment
PHYS*1130 [0.50] Physics with Applications
Semester 3
AGEC*2700 [0.50] Survey of Natural Resource Economics
ECON*1100 [0.50] Introductory Macroeconomics
ECON*2100 [0.50] Economic Growth and Environmental Quality
ENVS*2150 [0.50] Terrestrial Systems
0.50 electives or restricted electives
Semester 4
BIOL*2060 [0.50] Ecology
ECON*2310 [0.50] Intermediate Microeconomics
ECON*2740 [0.50] Economic Statistics
PHIL*2070 [0.50] Philosophy of the Environment
0.50 electives or restricted electives
Note: STAT*2040 may be substituted for ECON*2740.
Semester 5
AGEC*3190 [0.50] Markets, Firms & Natural Amenities
AGEC*4290 [0.50] Land Economics
ECON*2410 [0.50] Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON*2770 [0.50] Introductory Mathematical Economics
One of:
GEOG*3210 [0.50] Management of the Biophysical Environment
POLS*3370 [0.50] Environmental Policy Formation and Administration
Note: AGEC*4290 is taught in even-numbered years.
Note: ZOO*4050 may be substituted for GEOG*3210 or POLS*3370 and would be taken in Semester 8.
Semester 6
AGEC*3170 [0.50] Cost-Benefit Analysis
ECON*3740 [0.50] Introduction to Econometrics
ENVS*3150 [0.50] Aquatic Systems
ENVS*3160 [0.50] Atmospheric Systems
0.50 electives or restricted electives
Semester 7
ECON*3710 [0.50] Advanced Microeconomics
ECON*4930 [0.50] Environmental Economics
ENVS*4011 [0.00] Project in Environmental Sciences
ENVS*4300 [0.50] Environmental Law & Regulation
1.00 electives or restricted electives
Note: Students must obtain permission from instructor to take ECON*4930 and ECON*3710 at the same time.
Semester 8
AGEC*4310 [0.50] Resource Economics
ENVS*4012 [0.50] Project in Environmental Sciences
1.50 restricted electives or electives
Restricted Electives

Students in the Environmental Economics and Policy major are required to choose 2.00 credits additional Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (AGEC*XXXX) or Economics (ECON*XXXX). Students are encouraged to seek advice on their choices and are reminded that 6.00 credits of their B.Sc.(Env.) degree must be at the 3000 level or higher.