How do I choose between Environmental Science and Environment, Resources and Sustainability?

  Environmental Science Environment, Resources and Sustainability
Focus of program Provides a background in science and mathematics, while offering the opportunity to take courses in areas such as chemistry, ecology, microbiology, geography, and hydrogeology. A flexible program where you can focus on topics of personal interest, such as natural resource management, ecology, environmental journalism, environmental health, development and environment, waste and water management, environmental philosophy, environmental assessment, and more.
Offered by Faculty of Science Faculty of Environment
Degree granted Bachelor of Science (BSc) Bachelor of Environmental Studies (BES)
Co-op available? Yes Yes
Number of required courses Geoscience specialization: 24
Ecology specialization: 26
Customize your degree

Students in Environmental Science have a common set of courses in their first year.

At the end of the first-year you will be equally prepared to move into either the Ecology or Geoscience specialization.

Courses qualify you to register with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO) and become a professional geoscientist (PGeo) in Ontario.

Interested in environmental issues but also want to learn about business, parks, or sustainable development?

In the Faculty of Environment, there are many ways for you to customize your degree through options, diplomas, specializations and minors.

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