X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Bio-Resource Management Degree (B.B.R.M.)

Environmental Management Major (EM)

Dean's Office OAC

This major will require the completion of 20.00 credits.

Semesters 1 to 4 offered at the Ridgetown campus

Semester 1

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
CIS*1000 [0.50] Introduction to Computer Applications
ENVM*1000 [0.50] Introductory Environmental Science
ENVM*2020 [0.50] Environmental Law
SOIL*2010 [0.50] Soil Science

Semester 2

AGR*1050 [0.50] Communication Skills
BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II
ENVM*1020 [0.50] Introduction to Environmental Microbiology
ENVM*1150 [0.50] Water Resource Management
0.50 electives

Semester 3

CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
ENVM*1090 [0.50] Occupational Health and Safety
ENVM*1050 [0.50] Surveying and GIS
ENVM*1100 [0.50] Ecology
0.50 electives

Semester 4

AGR*2100 [0.50] Human Resource Management
ECON*1050 [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
ENVM*2500 [0.50] Integrated Project (Environmental)
FARE*1100 [0.50] Introduction to Business
0.50 electives

Electives Available at Ridgetown:

ENVM*1070 [0.50] Nutrient Management
ENVM*1120 [0.50] Environmental Monitoring
ENVM*1130 [0.50] Introduction to Renewable Energy
ENVM*2050 [0.50] Agriculture and Environmental Stewardship
ENVM*2060 [0.50] Sewage and Wastewater Treatment
ENVM*2070 [0.50] Water Treatment
ENVM*2080 [0.50] Industrial Waste Management
ENVM*2090 [0.50] Spills Response Planning

Semesters 5 to 8 offered on Guelph campus

Semester 5

AGR*3500 [0.50] Experiential Education I
FARE*2700 [0.50] Survey of Natural Resource Economics
SOIL*3080 [0.50] Soil and Water Conservation
1.00 electives or restricted electives

Semester 6

MET*2020 [0.50] Agrometeorology
NRS*3000 [0.50] Environmental Issues in Agriculture and Landscape Management
STAT*2060 [0.50] Statistics for Business Decisions
1.00 electives or restricted electives

Semester 7

FARE*4290 [0.50] Land Economics
One of:
NRS*4110 [0.50] Natural Resources Management Field Camp
SOIL*4250 [0.50] Soils in the Landscape
1.50 electives or restricted electives
Students choosing NRS*4110 must choose electives in 3rd year to obtain the required prerequisites.

Semester 8

FARE*4310 [0.50] Resource Economics
GEOL*3060 [0.50] Groundwater
GEOG*3420 [0.50] Remote Sensing of the Environment
1.00 electives or restricted electives

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 6.00 credits at the 3000 level or higher, of which at least 2.00 credits must be at the 4000 level.

Restricted Electives

Students would be required to take a minimum of 2.00 credits from one or more of the following groups and should consult with a faculty advisor in planning their choice. Students are advised to pay particular attention to pre-requisite requirements when choosing individual courses, and seek advice as needed.

ENVS*3410 [0.50] Independent Research I
ENVS*3420 [0.50] Independent Research II
ENVS*3430 [1.00] Independent Research
Nutrient Management
ENVB*4020 [0.50] Water Quality and Environmental Management
PBIO*4100 [0.50] Soil Plant Relationships
SOIL*3060 [0.50] Environmental Soil Chemistry
SOIL*3070 [0.50] Environmental Soil Physics
SOIL*3200 [0.50] Environmental Soil Biology
SOIL*4090 [0.50] Soil Management
SOIL*4130 [0.50] Soil and Nutrient Management
Natural Resource Management
ENVB*2030 [0.50] Current Issues in Forest Science
ENVB*3330 [0.50] Ecosystem Processes and Applications
ENVB*4020 [0.50] Water Quality and Environmental Management
ENVB*4780 [0.50] Forest Ecology
GEOG*3610 [0.50] Environmental Hydrology
NRS*2120 [0.50] Introduction to Environmental Stewardship
NRS*3100 [0.50] Resource Planning Techniques
SOIL*3050 [0.50] Land Utilization
Environmental Protection
BIOC*2580 [0.50] Introduction to Biochemistry
ENVB*2040 [0.50] Plant Health and the Environment
ENVB*3030 [0.50] Pesticides and the Environment
ENVB*3330 [0.50] Ecosystem Processes and Applications
ENVB*4240 [0.50] Biological Activity of Pesticides
MICR*4140 [0.50] Soil Microbiology and Biotechnology
MICR*4180 [0.50] Microbial Processes in Environmental Management
PBIO*4530 [0.50] Environmental Pollution Stresses on Plants
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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1