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Honours Environment (69 credits)

Offered by: McGill School of Environment     Degree: Bachelor of Science (Agricultural and Environmental Sciences)

Program Requirements

This program is open only to students in the B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) Major Environment. To be eligible for Honours, students must satisfy the requirements set by their B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) degree.

In addition, students must satisfy the following:

1. Students apply for the Honours program in March of their U2 year. See the Program Adviser for details.

2. Applicants must have a minimum Program GPA (GPA of all required and complementary courses for the program in Environment taken at McGill) of 3.3 to enter the Honours program.

3. Students must earn a B grade (3.0) or higher for the Honours Research courses (ENVR 496 and ENVR 497).

4. Students are required to achieve a minimum overall CGPA of 3.0 at graduation, and a minimum Program GPA of 3.3 to obtain Honours.

Students in the B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) Honours program complete the core and domain courses (60 to 63 credits) according to their chosen domain as well as the 6 credits of required Honours courses.

At the completion of your Honours research, you are expected to present your results at an Honours Symposium, and are required to submit a copy of your final report to the MSE Program Adviser.

Honours - Required Courses (6 credits)

  • ENVR 496 Honours Research Part 1 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Preparation of an honours thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Summer 2016

    Instructors: Gordon Hickey (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: ENVR 301. Acceptance to Honours Program in Environment.
    • Restrictions: For U3 B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) Honours Program in Environment students. Normally, credit for ENVR 496 will not be given unless ENVR 497 is completed; the courses may be evaluated together and the same mark will be given for both ENVR 496 and ENVR 497; ENVR 496 and ENVR 497 must be taken in consecutive semesters. Not open to students in the BA Honours, BSc Honours, or BA&Sc Honours programs in Environment.
  • ENVR 497 Honours Research Part 2 (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Continuation of the preparation of an honours thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Summer 2016

    Instructors: Gordon Hickey (Fall) Gordon Hickey (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ENVR 496. Acceptance to Honours Program in Environment.
    • Restrictions: For U3 B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) Honours Program in Environment students. Normally, credit for ENVR 496 will not be given unless ENVR 497 is completed; the courses may be evaluated together and the same mark will be given for both ENVR 496 and ENVR 497; ENVR 496 and ENVR 497 must be taken in consecutive semesters. Not open to students in the BA Honours, BSc Honours, or BA&Sc Honours programs in Environment.
McGill School of Environment—2015-2016 (last updated Aug. 20, 2015) (disclaimer)