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Honours Environmental Sciences (B.Sc.)


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Admission Note


EARTHSC 1G03  and ENVIRSC 1C03  must be completed by the end of Level II.

Admission


Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including:

Program Notes


  1. Environmental Sciences at McMaster encompass a number of major themes, including Aqueous Environmental Geochemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Hydrology and Climate, Environmental Policy, GIS and Spatial Analysis, Health and Population, Economic Development and Urban Studies. Each thematic area has its own sequence of courses and prerequisites (See the Course Listings section of this Calendar). All students are encouraged to meet with the academic program advisor in the School of Earth, Environment & Society to discuss course selection and program requirements.

  2. This program is not intended to satisfy the academic requirements for professional registration of Geoscientists (PGeo) in Ontario. Students interested in PGeo professional registration are encouraged to view the requirements for the Honours Earth and Environmental Sciences (B.Sc.) program.

  3. The Honours Environmental Sciences program requires students to take one research design course (EARTHSC 3RD3  or ENVSOCTY 3MA3 ) and one field methods course (ENVIRSC 3ME3  or ENVSOCTY 3MF3 ). All students are encouraged to meet with the academic program advisor in the School of Earth, Environment & Society to decide which of these courses best fits their area of academic interest.

  4. The field components of ENVIRSC 3ME3  and ENVSOCTY 3MF3  are normally taken outside of the normal term. Details are announced in March.

Requirements


120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which no more than 48 units may be Level I

Note


Students who entered the program prior to September 2020 may refer to their Academic Advisement report or contact an Academic Advisor in the Office of the Associate Dean of Science (Academic) for program requirements.

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