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Honours Environment & Society (B.A.)


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Admission


Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including a grade of at least C in one of ENVSOCTY 1HA3 , ENVSOCTY 1HB3 , GEOG 1HA3 or GEOG 1HB3 (see Note 3 below). For continuation in the program, see the section on Minimum Requirements for Entering and Continuing in a Program Beyond Level I  in the Faculty of Social Sciences Academic Regulations.

Notes


  1. Not every Environment & Society course listed in this Calendar is offered every year. For course availability, students are advised to consult “Class Search” on Mosaic or contact the School of Earth, Environment & Society after April 1st for the list of courses that will be offered in the following academic year.
  2. Students are strongly encouraged to check the prerequisites of upper-level Environment & Society courses and to speak with an Undergraduate Advisor in the School of Earth, Environment & Society regarding course selection.
  3. Two of ENVSOCTY 1HA3 , ENVSOCTY 1HB3 , GEOG 1HA3 and 1HB3 must be completed by the end of 60 units.
  4. Students intending to register in ENVSOCTY 4MT6 A/B  must submit an application to the course coordinator by April 1 of the academic year prior to registration. Application forms are available from the School of Earth, Environment & Society main office after March 1. Students will be informed of their permission to register in ENVSOCTY 4MT6 A/B  on April 15. Registration in this course is conditional upon achieving a GPA of at least 7.5.
  5. Students interested in completing courses in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) & Spatial Analysis subfield are strongly encouraged to complete MATH 1K03 ; if a Grade 12 Mathematics U was not completed.
  6. Students interested in taking courses in Environmental Science and/or Earth science subfields are strongly encouraged to complete ENVIRSC 1C03  and/or EARTHSC 1G03 .
  7. The Honours Environment & Society program requires students to take 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.
  8. The field components of ENVIRSC 3ME3  and ENVSOCTY 3MF3  are normally taken outside of the normal term. Details are announced in March.
  9. The School of Earth, Environment & Society encourages students to embrace academic breadth in both knowledge and skills. As such, a minimum of 6 units of the 39 elective units (above Level I) must be taken from outside of the School of Earth, Environment & Society.

Requirements


Students who entered the Honours Geography (B.A.) program prior to September 2020 should refer to the 2019-2020 Undergraduate Calendar or their personal Advisement Report for program requirements.
120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I

Level I: 30 Units


30 units


from

  • the Level I program completed prior to admission to the program
    (See Admission above.)

Level II: 30 Units


12 units


  • Level II ENVSOCTY, EARTHSC, ENVIRSC, GEOG
    (See Note 6 above.)

9-12 units


  • Electives
    (See Note 9 above.)

Levels III: 30 Units


12 units


  • Level III ENVSOCTY, EARTHSC, ENVIRSC, GEOG
    (See Note 6 above.)

9 units


  • Electives
    (See Note 9 above.)

Level IV: 30 Units


12 units


  • Level IV ENVSOCTY, EARTHSC, ENVIRSC, GEOG

18 units


  • Electives
    (See Note 9 above.)

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