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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

ANTH 694      (6)       MA Thesis Tutorial 1
ENVR 610      (3)       Foundations of Environmental Policy
ENVR 650      (1)        Environment Seminar 1
ENVR 651       (1)        Environment Seminar 2
ENVR 652      (1)        Environment Seminar 3
ANTH 695      (6)       MA Thesis Tutorial 2
ANTH 699      (24)     MA Thesis

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.