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A joint initiative of the Faculties of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts, Law and Science, the McGill School of Environment brings together a broad spectrum of perspectives, ideas and expertise to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our environment and our world.  All our programs are intensely interdisciplinary, and our students work side-by-side with colleagues from all fields of inquiry.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS OF STUDY

B.A.: Bachelor of Arts

The B.A. is offered through the Faculty of Arts.

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- Ecological Determinants of Health in Society  Honours Faculty Program    
- Economics and the Earth's Environment  Honours Faculty Program    
- Environment     Minor Joint Honours
- Environment and Development  Honours Faculty Program    

B.Sc.: Bachelor of Science

The B.Sc. is offered through the Faculty of Science.

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- Atmospheric Environment and Air Quality  Honours Major  
- Biodiversity and Conservation  Honours Major
- Earth Sciences and Economics  Honours Major  
- Ecological Determinants of Health - Cellular stream  Honours Major  
- Ecological Determinants of Health - Population  Honours Major  
- Environment     Minor
- Environmetrics  Honours Major  
- Food Production and Environment  Honours Major  
- Land Surface Processes and Environmental Change  Honours Major  
- Renewable Resource Management  Honours Major  
- Water Environments and Ecosystems - Biological  Honours Major  
- Water Environments and Ecosystems - Physical  Honours Major  

B.A. & Sc.: Bachelor of Arts and Science

The B.A. & Sc. is offered jointly by the faculties of Arts and Science.

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- Environment Honours Interfaculty Program
+ Sustainability, Science and Society Honours Interfaculty Program

B.Sc. (Ag.Env.Sc.): Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

The B.Sc. (Ag.Env.Sc.) is offered through the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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- Biodiversity and Conservation  Honours Major  
- Ecological Determinants of Health - Cellular  Honours Major  
- Ecological Determinants of Health - Population  Honours Major  
- Environment     Minor
- Environmetrics  Honours Major  
- Food Production and Environment  Honours Major  
- Land Surface Processes and Environmental Change  Honours Major  
- Renewable Resource Management  Honours Major  
- Water Environments and Ecosystems - Biological  Honours Major  
- Water Environments and Ecosystems - Physical  Honours Major  

Diploma in Environment

For students with an undergraduate degree who wish to enrich or reorient their training through additional undergraduate level course work.

This degree can be undertaken through the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Science, or the Faculty of
Agricultural & Environmental Sciences.

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- Environment Diploma

Graduate Option in Environment: The School of Environment coordinates a Graduate Option in Environment that is offered as part of Master’s and Ph.D. programs in several departments in the faculties of Arts, Science, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Law, and Medicine.

Learning outside the classroom

  • Starting every January, the African Field Study Semester provides one term of integrated field study in East Africa with emphasis on environmental conservation. Courses are taught on safari in environments ranging from desert to tropical rainforest.
  • The Barbados Field Study Semester provides one term of integrated field study for students with an interest in global issues related to natural resource use as affected by socio-economic, management, urban and physical constraints.
  • The Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies (BITS) program involves students in 15-credits of intensive course and project work during the summer (May - August). This is a joint program between McGill University and the University of the West Indies (UWI). Students have the option of living on campus (Bellairs Institute or UWI) or off-campus.
  • With four months of multidisciplinary classes, research internships and field trips, the Panama Field Study Semester gives you the chance to encounter the issues raised by the distinct biological and human environments of Panama.

Degrees offered

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CONTACT THE SCHOOL

McGill School of Environment
3534 University Street
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 2A7

Tel.: 514 398-4306
Fax: 514 398-1643
kathy [dot] roulet [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email)
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