Major in Environment – B.Sc.
In addition to the concentrations available to students in the Major program in either the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, “Major in Environment - B.Sc.” students in the Faculty of Science can choose from one of the following two concentrations:
Refer to Major in Environment - B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) and B.Sc. for the general guidelines and regulations, which apply to all concentrations in the Major in Environment program.
Atmospheric Environment and Air Quality Concentration
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Major Environment - Atmospheric Environment and Air Quality (60 credits)
The rapid expansion of industrialization has been accompanied by a host of environmental problems, many, if not most, involving the atmosphere. Some problems are of a local nature, such as air pollution in large urban centres, while others are global, or at least reach areas far removed from industrial activities. ...
For more information, see Major Environment - Atmospheric Environment and Air Quality (60 credits).
Earth Sciences and Economics Concentration
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) - Major Environment - Earth Sciences and Economics (66 credits)
The resources necessary for human society are extracted from the Earth, used as raw materials in our factories and refineries, and then returned to the Earth as waste. Geological processes produce resources humans depend on, and they also determine the fate of wastes in the environment. Understanding Earth's geologic processes provides us with the knowledge to...
For more information, see Major Environment - Earth Sciences and Economics (66 credits).