Lakehead University - Thunder Bay

Resource and Environmental Economics

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Economics, Other
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Description:The sustainability of our environment and natural resources is a pressing 21st century issue. Our Honours Bachelor of Science in Resource and Environmental Economics program combines the academic structure of an economics degree with the scientific depth of an environmental science degree to help you understand how economic activity impacts the world around us. In light of growing concerns of climate change, Environmental Economists are in high demand in an effort to improve management strategies.

As a Resource and Environmental Economics student, you will examine resource allocation and decision-making processes with respect to policies related to water quality, air pollution, waste disposal, and climate change. The natural resources component of the program will focus on the economics of resource extraction, resource depletion, and sustainability.
URL:Resource and Environmental Economics at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,446

The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

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

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Grade 12 U English, 2 Credits from: Grade 12 U Advanced Functions, Grade 12 U Calculus & Vectors, or Grade 12 U Math of Data Management; 1 Credit from: Grade 12 U Biology, Grade 12 U Chemistry, Grade 12 U Earth & Space Science, or Grade 12 U Physics; and 2 Additional Grade 12 U or M Credits

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to satisfy Lakehead University’s English language proficiency requirements. Applicants can complete one of the following recognized language tests with the required minimum scores: TOEFL PBT-550, CBT-213, or iBT-80; IELTS-6.5; MELAB-85; CAEL-60.

* 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 October 03, 2017

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