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Honours Environment (72 credits)

Offered by: Bieler School of Environment     Degree: Bachelor of Science

Program Requirements

This program is open only to students in the B.Sc. Major Environment. To be eligible for Honours, students must satisfy the requirements set by their B.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 course (ENVR 495).

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. Honours programs complete the core and domain courses (60 to 66 credits) according to their chosen domain as well as the 6 credits of Honours required 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 Bieler School of Environment Program Adviser.

Honours Required Courses (6 credits)

Note: you take either ENVR 495D1 and ENVR 495D2 (6 credits over consecutive terms) or ENVR 495N1 and ENVR 495N2 (6 credits over non-consecutive terms).

  • ENVR 495D1 Honours Research (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Preparation of an honours thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: von Sperber, Christian (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: ENVR 301. Acceptance to Honours Program in Environment.

    • Restrictions: For U3 B.A., B.Sc., B.Sc. (Ag.Env.Sc.), and B.A.&Sc. Honours in Environment students; and B.A. & Sc. Honours in Sustainability, Science and Society students.

    • Students must register for both ENVR 495D1 and ENVR 495D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ENVR 495D1 and ENVR 495D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • **This is an honours project course, and the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Therefore, it has unique add/drop and withdrawal deadlines.

  • ENVR 495D2 Honours Research (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : See ENVR 495D1 for description.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Pollock, Laura; Strachan, Ian Brett; Sengupta, Raja; Manaugh, Kevin (Fall) von Sperber, Christian (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ENVR 495D1.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ENVR 495D1 and ENVR 495D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

  • ENVR 495N1 Honours Research (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Preparation of an honours thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: ENVR 301. Acceptance to Honours Program in Environment.

    • Restrictions: For U3 B.A., B.Sc., B.Sc. (Ag.Env.Sc.), and B.A.&Sc. Honours in Environment students; and B.A. & Sc. Honours in Sustainability, Science and Society students.

    • Students must register for both ENVR 495N1 and ENVR 495N2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ENVR 495N1 and ENVR 495N2 are successfully completed in a twelve month period.

    • **This is an honours project course, and the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Therefore, it has unique add/drop and withdrawal deadlines.

  • ENVR 495N2 Honours Research (3 credits)

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

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : See ENVR 495N1 for description.

    Terms: Fall 2021, Winter 2022

    Instructors: Vaccaro, Ismael; Roulet, Nigel Thomas; Barney, Darin; Bennett, Elena (Fall)

Bieler School of Environment—2021-2022 (last updated Apr. 7, 2021) (disclaimer)
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