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Field studies for the B.Sc. Global designation

In partial fulfillment of the B.Sc. Global Designation, students may complete an approved Field Study Semester program or a minimum of 6 credits of approved field studies courses. This includes any course that is designated as a field studies course, is open to Science students, and involves a significant non-local element. An informal definition of "non-locality" is a field study that requires travelling and staying for a period of time outside of Montreal.


Field Study Semesters

Successfully completing one of the following field study semester programs can fulfill the field studies requirement:


Pre-approved courses

Alternatively, B.Sc. students may fulfill the 6 credit requirement with the following courses:

  • BIOL 240 Monteregian Flora 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • BIOL 331 Ecology/Behaviour Field Course 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • BIOL 334 Applied Tropical Ecology 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • BIOL 335 Marine Mammals 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • BIOL 432 Limnology 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • BIOL 573 Vertebrate Palaeo Field Course 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EPSC 231 Field School 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EPSC 331 Field School 2 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • EPSC 341 Field School 3 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GEOG 495 Field Studies-Physical Geog 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GEOG 496 Geographical Excursion 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GEOG 499 Subarctic Field Studies 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • GEOG 555 Ecological Restoration 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • MRKT 434 Topics in Marketing 1 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • ORGB 380 Cross Cultural Management 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • PLNT 358 Flowering Plant Diversity 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • WILD 401 Fisheries&Wildlife Management 4 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

  • WILD 475 Desert Ecology 3 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer


NOTE: MRKT 434 is approved as a valid field course for topic: Global Branding as part of the Brazil study abroad program. Please verify with the B.Sc. Global Designation Coordinator if a different topic is covered in this course.

NOTE: ORGB 380 is approved as a valid field course when taken as part of the Brazil study abroad program.

Other courses

To apply for a course not currently found on this pre-approved list to be added to the list, please send a detailed course outline/syllabus to the B.Sc. Global Designation Coordinator before the deadlines indicated.


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