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Undergraduate Calendar 2023-2024 
    
Undergraduate Calendar 2023-2024

Honours Geography and Environmental Studies (B.A.)


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Admission


Effective September 2020, students will no longer be admitted to the Honours Geography and Environmental Studies (B.A.) program. Interested students are encouraged to view the requirements for the Honours Environment & Society (B.A.) program.

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. ENVIRSC 1C03  and two courses from GEOG 1HA3, 1HB3, ENVSOCTY 1HA3 , 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. No more than 9 units from EARTHSC 2GG3  , ENVIRSC 2WW3 , ENVSOCTY 2OC3 , ENVSOCTY 2RC3 , ENVSOCTY 2RU3 , ENVSOCTY 2RW3 , ENVSOCTY 3RW3 , GEOG 2OC3, 2RC3, 2RU3, 2RW3, 3RW3 may count towards a student’s program; additional units taken from this group of courses will count towards elective units.
  7. 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


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, GEOG, EARTHSC, ENVIRSC
    (See Note 6 above.)

6-12 units


  • Electives
    (See Note 7 above.)

Level III: 30 Units


6 units


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

9 units


  • Electives
    (see Note 7 above.)

Level IV: 30 Units


6 units


  • Level IV ENVSOCTY, GEOG, EARTHSC, ENVIRSC

18 units


  • Electives
    (See Note 7 above.)

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