Honours Environment (60 credits)

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

Program Requirements

This program is open only to students in the B.A. & Sc. Interfaculty Program Environment.
To be eligible for Honours, students must satisfy the requirements set by their B.A. & 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.

5. B.A. & Sc. students must complete at least 21 credits in the Faculty of Arts and at least 21 in the Faculty of Science as part of their Honours program and their Minor concentration or Minor program. For a list of available Minor concentrations or Minor programs, see "Overview of Programs Offered" and "Minor Concentrations or Minors."

Students in the B.A. & Sc. Honours programs complete the coursework (54 credits) for the Interfaculty Program in Environment as well as the Honours required courses (6 credits).

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 2022, Winter 2023, Summer 2023

    Instructors: Soper, Fiona; Freeman, Julia; Adamowski, Jan; Ellis, Jaye; Scott, Marilyn; Roulet, Nigel Thomas; Basu, Niladri; Guichard, Frederic; Unruh, Jon; Niezen, Ronald (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 2022, Winter 2023, Summer 2023

    Instructors: Begg, Caroline B; Millien, Virginie (Fall) Soper, Fiona; Freeman, Julia; Adamowski, Jan; Ellis, Jaye; Scott, Marilyn; Roulet, Nigel Thomas; Basu, Niladri; Guichard, Frederic; Unruh, Jon; Niezen, Ronald (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 2022, Winter 2023, Summer 2023

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2022-2023 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 2022, Winter 2023, Summer 2023

    Instructors: Baumgartner, Jill; Harvey, Blane; Turner, Sarah; Forest, Benjamin; Manaugh, Kevin; Kosoy, Nicolas (Fall)

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