Courses for your Environment and Business degree

First-year courses

September to December

  • AFM 131 – Introduction to Business in North America
  • ENBUS 102 – Introduction to Environment and Business
  • ECON 101 – Introduction to Microeconomics
  • INDEV 100 – Introduction to International Development
  • One elective

January to April

  • ENBUS 112 – Operationalizing Sustainable Development within Business
  • ENVS 131 – Communications for Environmental Professions
  • ENVS 178 – Environmental Applications of Data Management and Statistics
  • ENVS 195 – Introduction to Environmental Studies
  • AFM 123 – Accounting Information for Managers

This is a sample schedule. Courses or when a course is offered may change depending on availability.

After first year

Most of the classes you’ll take will be Environment and Business courses. With your remaining classes, you can choose electives from many of the 100 subject areas at Waterloo.

View a list of the courses required for your degree.

Sample upper-year courses

ENBUS 203 – Green Entrepreneurship
ENBUS 308 – Sustainability Management Standards and Auditing
ENBUS 309 – Applied Social Marketing
ENBUS 403ASustainable Entrepreneurship Project


Advisors are here to help

With so much flexibility, you might have a lot of questions. We're here to help! If you're applying for admission, email our Faculty of Environment recruitment coordinator.

Once you're a Waterloo student, you'll have access to academic advisors who can help you

  • choose your courses,
  • select minors and specializations,
  • ensure that you're meeting the requirements for your degree, and more.

Learn more

Overview of Waterloo's Environment and Business program.