Brock University

Environmental Geoscience

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Program Information

School:Brock University
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:Environmental geoscientists apply their unique understanding of the Earth’s composition, structure and physical processes to protect the environment and predict geologic and hydrologic hazards. New geoscientists, trained in environmental disciplines, are required to meet environmental and resource management challenges. Current trends suggest that in North America, employment in the environmental geoscience disciplines will grow faster than the average for other occupations.

The Earth Sciences and Environmental Geoscience Co-op programs combine academic and work terms over a five-year period. Students spend two years in an academic setting, where they acquire the necessary background prior to taking the first work placement. Brock’s program is designed to comply with the educational requirements for licensing as a geoscientist-in-training, the licensing classification that leads to the P.Geo. designation, established by the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.
URL:Environmental Geoscience at Brock University
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,569
International: $22,519
Scholarships:16
Careers:GeologistsPaleontologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Strongly recommended subject: ENG4U. Applicants with 65-69% in SCH4U will be considered for admission, but will be required to pass a chemistry proficiency test or complete Introductory Chemistry (CHEM 1P00) prior to enrolling in CHEM 1F92.

* 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 August 28, 2017

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