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BASc (Honours) Environmental Science/Studies

University of Windsor, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 25,264

Course Accredited By

OUCQA

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 6% scholarship
Food and water security for all North Americans depends on the Great Lakes, and environmental scientists play a critical role in their management and sustainability. Here, at the heart of the Great Lakes, we provide our students with comprehensive and balanced training in the physical and living environment – atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, biosphere.
  • Through a systems-based approach, you will learn and apply a diversity of scientific tools and skills to understand the structure, function and health of this globally important freshwater resource. Our students have the skills employers are looking for!
  • Sample Courses: Environmental Systems, Biological Diversity, Fundamentals of Geographical Information Systems, Global Water Crisis, Introduction to Climate Change
  • Career Tracks: Environmental scientist, GIS technician, sustainability specialist, hydrologist, research scientist
  • Professional Designation Possible: PGO (Professional Geoscientists Ontario)

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Chemistry/SCH4U, Biology/SBI4U. English/ENG4U.
  • Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U, Physics/SPH4U
  • Minimum Average: 70% (70% average in all science and math courses)
  • Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 88%

This Course is Available in Honours 4 Year Programs and Thesis Available
Total courses: forty


(a) BIOL-2101, ESCI-1100, ESCI-1151, ESCI-2131, ESCI-2141, ESCI-2210, ESCI-2421, and ESCI-3735 or ESCI-3755.


(b) twelve courses from: BIOL-2111, BIOL-3250, BIOL-3281, BIOL-4232, BIOL-4241, BIOL-4270, BIOL 4280, BIOL-4864, ESCI-1141, ESCI-2101, ESCI-2721, ESCI-2401, ESCI-2705, ESCI-3301, ESCI-3310, ESCI 3400, ESCI-3610, ESCI-3701, ESCI-3711, ESCI-3721, ESCI-3751, ESCI-4301, ESCI-4500, ESCI-4600, ESCI 4710, ESCI-4721.


(c) BIOL-1111 or BIOL-1013 (with School of the Environmental approval), CHEM-1100, CHEM-1110, MATH-1720 (or MATH-1760), STAT-2910, ESCI-1111, ESCI-3801.


(d) Thirteen additional courses. Minimum of five courses from the Faculty of Science and a minimum of two courses from any area of study other than Science.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirement (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.
Recommended Course Sequence

  • First Year: ten courses, including BIOL-1111, BIOL-1101, CHEM-1100, CHEM-1110, MATH-1720 (or MATH-1760), STAT-2910, ESCI-1111, ESCI-1100 
  • Second Year: ten courses, including BIOL-2101, ESCI-1151, ESCI-2210, ESCI-2131, ESCI-2141, ESCI-2421 
  • Third and Fourth Years: twenty courses, including ESCI-3801, ESCI-3735 or ESCI-3755, and eleven 
  • additional courses from BIOL-2111, BIOL-3250, BIOL-3281, BIOL-4232, BIOL-4241, BIOL-4270, BIOL 4280, BIOL-4864, ESCI-1141, ESCI-2101, ESCI-2721, ESCI-2400, ESCI-2705, ESCI-3301, ESCI-3310, ESCI 3400, ESCI-3610, ESCI-3701, ESCI-3711, ESCI-3721, ESCI-3751, ESCI-4301, ESCI-4500, ESCI-4600, ESCI 4710, and ESCI-4721.

Degree Requirements (with Thesis) 
Total courses: forty

  • a) BIOL-2101, ESCI-1100, ESCI-1151, ESCI-2131, ESCI-2141, ESCI-2210, ESCI-2421, ESCI-3735 or ESCI 3755, and ESCI-4900.
  • (b) ten courses from: BIOL-2111, BIOL-3250, BIOL-3281, BIOL-4232, BIOL-4241, BIOL-4270, BIOL-4280, BIOL-4864, ESCI-1141, ESCI-2101, ESCI-2721, ESCI-2401, ESCI-2705, ESCI-3301, ESCI-3310, ESCI-3400, ESCI-3610, ESCI-3701, ESCI-3711, ESCI-3721, ESCI-3751, ESCI-4301, ESCI-4500, ESCI-4600, ESCI-4710, ESCI-4721.
  • (c) BIOL-1111 or BIOL-1013 (with School of the Environmental approval), CHEM-1100, CHEM-1110, MATH-1720 (or MATH-1760), STAT-2910, ESCI-1111, ESCI-3801.
  • (d) Thirteen additional courses. Minimum of five courses from the Faculty of Science and a minimum of two courses from any area of study other than Science.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirement (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Recommended Course Sequence

  • First Year: ten courses, including BIOL-1111, BIOL-1101, CHEM-1100, CHEM-1110, MATH-1720 (or MATH-1760), STAT-2910, ESCI-1111, ESCI-1100 
  • Second Year: ten courses, including BIOL-2101, ESCI-1151, ESCI-2210, ESCI-2131, ESCI-2141, ESCI-2421 
  • Third and Fourth Years: twenty courses, including ESCI-3801, ESCI-3735 or ESCI-3755, ESCI-4900 and nine additional courses from BIOL-2111, BIOL-3250, BIOL-3281, BIOL-4232, BIOL-4241, BIOL-4270, BIOL-4280, BIOL-4864, ESCI-1141, ESCI-2101, ESCI-2721, ESCI-2400, ESCI-2705, ESCI-3301, ESCI-3310, ESCI-3400, ESCI-3610, ESCI-3701, ESCI-3711, ESCI-3721, ESCI-3751, ESCI-4301, ESCI-4500, ESCI-4600, ESCI-4710, and ESCI-4721.
  • Program Type: Undergraduate
  • Major or Degree: Science
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total
  • $ 10806.41
  • Base Tuition
  • Base Tuition -  $ 2985.95 - Assessed each term
  • Coop - $ 455.00 - If applicable

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