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Master of Science, Applied (M.Sc.A.); Bioresource Engineering (Non-Thesis) — Neotropical Environment (45 credits)

Offered by: Bioresource Engineering     Degree: Master of Science Applied

Program Requirements

Research Project (12 credits)

  • BREE 671 Project 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Supervised research project.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Valerie Orsat (Fall) Valerie Orsat (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 671 or ABEN 671D1/D2.
  • BREE 672 Project 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : Supervised research project.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Valerie Orsat (Fall) Valerie Orsat (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 672 or ABEN 672D1/D2.

Required Courses (8 credits)

  • BIOL 640 Tropical Biology and Conservation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Biology (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Biology (Sci) : Long-term research at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute will be organized and synthesized to examine historical assembly and ecological maintenance of tropical communities. This synthesis will draw on phylogenetic concepts for historical insight and will examine the probable resilience of these communities to global change, pollution and biodiversity loss.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Edward Herre (Winter)

    • Restriction: students enrolled in Neotropical Environment Option (NEO) or permission of the instructor
  • BREE 651 Departmental Seminar M.Sc. 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : To give seminars and participate in discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk, Marie-Josee Dumont (Fall) Viacheslav Adamchuk (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 651.
  • BREE 652 Departmental Seminar M.Sc. 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Bioresource Engineering : To give seminars and participate in discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Viacheslav Adamchuk, Marie-Josee Dumont (Fall) Viacheslav Adamchuk (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ABEN 652.
  • ENVR 610 Foundations of Environmental Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Analysis of current environmental policies to reveal implicit and explicit assumptions regarding scientific methods, hypothesis testing, subject/object, causality, certainty, deities, health, development, North-South concerns for resources, commons, national sovereignty, equity. Discussion of implications of such assumptions for building future environmental policies.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Peter Gilbert Brown, Robin Thomas Naylor, Mark Goldberg (Fall)

    • Restriction: Enrolment in the Graduate Environment Option or enrolment in the Neotropical Environment Option (NEO) or permission of the instructor.

Note: Participation in the MSE-Panama Symposium presentation in Montreal is required.

Complementary Courses (25 credits)

3 credits (one elective course), at the 500 level or higher, on environmental issues to be chosen in consultation with and approved by the student's supervisor and the Neotropical Environment Options Director.

22 additional credits of 500-, 600-, or 700-level courses chosen in consultation with the academic adviser.

Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)