Apr 23, 2019  
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Major in Environmental Science/Studies [Augustana]


A student may choose a BSc in Environmental Science or a BA in Environmental Studies. See Augustana Faculty  for Admission Requirements.

Requirements


For the BSc in Environmental Science:


  • ★6 additional in applied environmental studies from ★3 in applied environmental studies above

For the BA in Environmental Studies (General stream):


★6 additional in environmental perspectives from above


For the BA in Environmental Studies (Outdoor Education stream):


★6 overlapping credits at the 400-level are required in both BA streams and the BSc


The BSc in Environmental Science requires additional supporting courses:


  • ★6 Chemistry.
  • ★3 Mathematics (excluding AUMAT 107 ).

Note: Students interested in pursuing graduate studies in a natural or physical science program are advised to take ★6 AUPHY.

Additional information for students


  1. Students considering graduate studies should take a directed reading, directed studies, or directed project in the field.
  2. A student in the BA Environmental Studies (Outdoor Education stream) is strongly advised to take one of AUBIO 395  and AUBIO 397 ; or AUPED 112 , AUPED 215  and AUPED 216 .
  3. A student interested in a career in environmental health and safety, air quality, water quality, and land management is encouraged to take additional credits from AUCHE 220 , AUCHE 230 , AUCHE 232 , AUCHE 250 , AUCHE 252 , and AUCHE 330 . A student interested in air quality should also take AUGEO 231 . A student interested in land management should also take AUGEO 230 .
  4. A student interested in a career in vertebrate ecology is encouraged to take additional credits from AUBIO 350 AUBIO 390 , AUBIO 393, AUBIO 395 AUBIO 459 , AUBIO 493, AUENV 350 ,  AUENV 459 .
  5. A student interested in a career in plant ecology is encouraged to take additional credits from AUBIO 323  and AUENV 322.
  6. AUPHI 350  is highly recommended.
  7. Plans for taking AUENV 301 , AUENV 302 , AUENV 401 , or AUENV 402  should be discussed with the Department Chair and supervising instructor in the year preceding registration in the course.
  8. Many senior courses are offered only in alternate years; some of these require additional prerequisites.

Recommended first-year program


For the BSc stream, additional required courses:


  • ★3 Mathematics

For the BA general stream, additional recommended course:


For the BA outdoor education stream, additional required course: