Please note [Apr. 21, 2022] - Addendum. Information regarding the field course requirement was updated. See Amendments to the Calendar for more information.
The BSc in Environmental and Conservation Sciences program is for students interested in the natural world, its management, conservation and ecological perspectives.
With appropriate course selection, graduates may qualify for Professional Agrologist or Professional Biologist designations. Students are advised to select their courses in consultation with an academic advisor early in their program to be sure they can meet these professional organization requirements.
All students in the BSc in Environmental and Conservation Sciences must successfully complete the courses in a common program core, and a capstone course.
The program includes two field courses (REN R 290 and ENCS 299) that provide training in practical aspects of environmental sciences.Both courses are normally taken in the summer between second and third years.They must be taken prior to the fourth year of study, to ensure that students are able to apply the skills learned in the last year of their program.
Students must select a major, which also has specific course requirements.