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Description of the Field Study Minor

The Field Study Minor consists of 18 credits:

  • 15 credits from the Field Study Semester

  • 3 credits from a complementary course

None of the 18 credits may be used to satisfy any other program or requirement such as a major concentration or another minor.

Selection of the Complementary Course

There is no pre-approved list for the BITS Field Study Semester. However, here are some suggestions:

AGEC 442 Economics of International Agricultural Development (3)
AGRI 411 Global Issues on Development, Food and Agriculture (3)
NRSC 340 Global Perspectives on Food (3)
NUTR 501 Nutrition in Developing Countries (3)
Para 515 Water, Health and Sanitation (3)

 The three additional credits involve a suitable course choice by the student in consultation with their departmental advisor and the Field Study Minor advisor, Ms. Wendy Brett.

Field Study Minor Advisor

wendy [dot] brett [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Wendy Brett)
Interdisciplinary Programs Adviser
Science Office for Undergraduate Student Advising (SOUSA)
McGill University, Faculty of Science
411 Dawson Hall, 853 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal Quebec Canada H3A 0G5
T: 514-398-7330

Description of the Environmental Engineering Minor

The Environmental Engineering Minor is offered for students in Engineering and in the Department of Bioresource Engineering wishing to pursue studies in this area.

The Minor program consists of 21-22 credits. A maximum of 12 credits of coursework in the student’s B.Eng. program may double-count with the Minor.

To complete the Minor in Environmental Engineering, students must obtain a grade of C or better in all approved courses in the Minor, and satisfy the requirements of the Minor and of their departmental program.

The Environmental Engineering Minor Program is administered by the Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics.

NOTE: For further information on how you can include part of the BITS program in the Environmental Engineering Minor go to the Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics website.