Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne

Environmental Studies

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Environmental Studies
Description:Gain the knowledge of theories, concepts, and terms needed to understand the complex relationship between ecosystems and human activities. Learn how to apply a critical lens in understanding the complexities of environmental issues and how these relate to our lifestyles and choices. The main goal is to encourage transformative lifestyle changes at the individual and societal levels. Examine and analyze real-world human and environmental issues such as, the overdependence on fossil fuels, natural resource extraction, and climate change as they impact ecosystems, the built environment and human health.

Study the effects that Northern Ontario’s mining industry had, and continues to have, on the environment, as well as successful restoration policies and practices used in the area. Question unsustainable resource use and understand environmental issues from a variety of perspectives including philosophy, law, history, and Indigenous studies. This program is offered in both English and French.
URL:Environmental Studies at Laurentian University/Universite Laurentienne
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,473
International: $22,241
Scholarships:3
Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario secondary school students who apply for admission to first year at Laurentian University must present an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), as well as at least six grade 12 4U/4M courses (as specified in each program listing) with the minimum grade requirements. For additional information regarding admission prerequisites, contact our Admissions Office at 1-800-263-4188 or 705-675-4843.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 22, 2017