MA Courses, Environment Option

The Environment Option is aimed at students who wish to use interdisciplinary approaches in their graduate research on environmental issues and who wish to benefit from interactions with students and faculty from a wide range of different disciplines. 

Read about how to add McGill's Environment Option to your anthropology graduate degree program here

Required Courses

ENVR 610 Foundations of Environ Policy 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ENVR 650 Environmental Seminar 1 1 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ENVR 651 Environmental Seminar 2 1 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ENVR 652 Environmental Seminar 3 1 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ANTH 694 M.A. Thesis Tutorial 1 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ANTH 695 M.A. Thesis Tutorial 2 6 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

ANTH 699 M.A. Thesis 24 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Complementary Courses (12 credits) at the 500 level or higher which should be directed toward and converge in the thesis research.

9 credits of Anthropology seminars (see departmental list of offered courses).

3 credits of Environment seminars from the following: ENVR 519, 544, 580, 611, 620, 622, 630, 680 or another graduate course recommended by student’s supervisor, or advisory committee and approved by Environmental Option Committee.

Please note: The Master's degree is normally considered a step towards Ph.D studies. Students are encouraged to progress rapidly in the program.