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Undergraduate Programs

The MSE team teaching model is unusual in that it involves a sustained dialogue among 3 instructors representing a range of disciplines and perspectives throughout each of the seven MSE core courses. MSE requires each faculty to be present and engaged throughout the course. This format of classroom instruction assures that undergraduate students quickly recognize the multiple perspectives that surround each topic under discussion. It helps the students to see both conceptual and real‐world connections, and the intangibles of culture and philosophy that underlie disciplinary approaches. The students witness the process of interdisciplinary dialogue, discussion and debate. It empowers them as they realize that even the “experts” are learning from one another. It also helps students to see linkages among courses, and it stimulates active learning as the discussion and debate among instructors encourages students to share their ideas and questions.

A joint initiative of the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Science, and the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the MSE offers the following programs:

In addition, Honours programs are available as part of all of the Bachelors degree programs. Many of the MSE programs allow students to study exclusively on the Macdonald or Downtown campuses, or to take advantage of both.

Abisko  by N. Roulet
The Midnight Sun on June 22, Abisko, Sweden

Domains:

The different "Domains" offered within each Bachelors program provide a trans-disciplinary study of a particular theme or component of the environment. The Domains available for each degree program are listed here:

B.A. Faculty Program Environment

(Downtown Campus)

Ecological Determinants of Health in Society
Economics and the Earth's Environment
Environment and Development

For further information about the B.A. Faculty Program Environment, click here

B.Sc. Major Environment

(Downtown Campus)

Atmospheric Environment and Air Quality
Earth Sciences and Economics
Biodiversity and Conservation
Ecological Determinants of Health
Environmetrics
Food Production and Environment
Land Surface Processes and Environmental Change
Renewable Resource Management
Water Environments and Ecosystems

For further information about the B.Sc. Major Environment, click here

B.Sc.(AgEnvSc) Major Environment

(Macdonald Campus)

Biodiversity and Conservation
Ecological Determinants of Health
Environmetrics
Food Production and Environment
Land Surface Processes and Environmental Change
Renewable Resource Management
Water Environments and Ecosystems

For further information about the B.Sc.(AgEnvSc) Major Environment, click here

B.A.&Sc Interfaculty Program Environment

(Downtown Campus)

Combined with a Major or Minor in another field, this program focuses equally on the natural and social sciences. There are no domains; rather, students can create their own focus to meet their specific, personal goals.

For further information about the B.A.&Sc. Interfaculty Program Environment, click here


Careers and Graduate Studies:

B.Arts Faculty Program Environment can lead to an exciting career...

Eco-tourism Operator
Park Interpreter
Environmental Economist
Environmental Reporter
Development Director for an NGO
Environmental Project Manager

... or to further investigation and understanding in graduate studies...
Environmental Law
Management
Public Health

...leading to new career opportunities...
Environmental Lawyer
Environmental Compliance Specialist
Environmental Epidemiologist
Environmental Education Specialist
Environmental Policy Analyst
Public Relations Specialist
International Development
Community Environmental Educator
Land Use Director

For more information about the B.Arts Faculty Program Environment, click here.

B.Sc. or B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) Major Environment can lead to an exciting career...

Water Resources Planner
Conservation Officer
Ecologist
Environmental Analyst
Restoration Biologist
Soil Conservationist

...or to graduate studies...
GIS Analysis
Waste Management
Neotropical Ecosystems
Environmental Education
Impact Assessment Design
Ecosystem Modeling

For more information about the B.Sc. Major Environment, or the B.Sc.(AgEnvSc.) Major Environment, click here.

B.A.&Sc. Interfaculty Program can lead to an exciting career …

Environmental Consultant
Environmental Policy Analyst
Environmental Education Specialist
Environmental Economist
Environmental Reporter
Public Relations Specialist

or Graduate Studies in ...
GIS Analysis
Environmental Law
Sustainability Assessment
Impact Assessment Design
Ecoystem Modelling

For more information about the B.A.&Sc. Interfaculty Programs, click here.


For more information on MSE programs contact:

Ms Kathy Roulet
MSE Program Adviser
3534 University St., 1st Floor
Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A7
Tel. 514-398-4306
kathy [dot] roulet [at] mcgill [dot] ca
www.mcgill.ca/mse


For information on how to apply to McGill, contact:

Enrolment Services [Unit detail]
3415 McTavish St., McLennan Library Building
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y1
Tel. 514-398-7878

admissions [at] mcgill [dot] ca
www.mcgill.ca/applying
www.mcgill.ca/undergraduate-admissions