At the Bieler School of Environment, you will learn how to communicate and contribute effectively on a range of environmental issues. Benefit from an environment where ingenuity and openness to new ideas are encouraged – and learn to question established norms with confidence.
The Major in Environment brings together a broad spectrum of perspectives, ideas and expertise to tackle some of the most pressing challenges facing our environment and world. The program is intensely interdisciplinary, and students work side-by-side with colleagues from all fields of inquiry.
This major must be completed along with a Domain. The related Domains are:
- Atmospheric Environment and Air Quality
- Earth Sciences and Economics
- Biodiversity and Conservation
- Ecological Determinants of Health - Cellular
- Ecological Determinants of Health - Population
- Food Production and Environment
- Land Surface Processes and Environmental Change
- Renewable Resource Management
- Water Environments and Ecosystems - Biological
- Water Environments and Ecosystems - Physical
By studying the environment through an interdisciplinary lens, you will be prepared to tackle a breadth of pressing environmental issues from many angles. Possible career paths include:
- Environmental Policy Advisor
- Environmental Consultant
- Environmental Scientist
- Environmental Assessment Officer
- Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Journalist / Science Communicator
- National / Provincial Parks Planner
- Climate Change Analyst
- International Development Planner / Project Officer
As an Environment student you can take courses like:
Minors are a great way to customize your academic experience. Many students use minors to pursue interests outside their major, while others choose minors to complement their degree.
Related minors include:
Ready to apply?
For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Science.
See the full eligibility information for more information about deadlines and required documents for your application.