XI. Special Study Opportunities

Certificates and Diplomas

Certificate in Environmental Citizenship

Developed from a social science perspective, this Certificate is beneficial to those who want to learn more about the global environmental issues facing us today and in the future. Participants gain in-depth knowledge about environmental changes, their global impact, and how one can directly contribute to the environment's sustainability. The Certificate consists of six degree-credit distance education courses taken online from the University of Guelph's School of Environmental Sciences. It is structured as follows, requiring six courses total, to include at least two at the 3000 or 4000 level:

Required Course

ENVS*2070*DE [0.50] Environmental Perspectives and Choice
2 or 3 of the following:
BOT*2000*DE [0.50] Plants, Biology and People
ECON*1050*DE [0.50] Introductory Microeconomics
ECON*2100*DE [0.50] Economic Growth and Environmental Quality
EDRD*3500*DE [0.50] Recreation and Tourism Planning
ENVS*2120*DE [0.50] Introduction to Environmental Stewardship
GEOG*1220*DE [0.50] Human Impact on the Environment
HIST*2250*DE [0.50] Environment and History
PHIL*2070*DE [0.50] Philosophy of the Environment
POLS*3370*DE [0.50] Environmental Politics and Governance
2 or 3 of the following:
BIOL*1500*DE [0.50] Humans in the Natural World
BIOL*2060*DE [0.50] Ecology
BOT*1200*DE [0.50] Plants and Human Use
EDRD*3450*DE [0.50] Watershed Planning Practice
EDRD*4010*DE [0.50] Tourism Planning in the Less Developed World
ENVS*3000*DE [0.50] Nature Interpretation
GEOG*2210*DE [0.50] Environment and Resources
GEOG*3020*DE [0.50] Global Environmental Change
GEOG*3210*DE [0.50] Management of the Biophysical Environment
GEOG*3490*DE [0.50] Tourism and Sustainability

For more information, please visit the website at: http://www.environmentalcertificates.com.

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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1