Lakehead University - Thunder Bay

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School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Faculty:Science and Environmental Studies
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Environmental Studies
Description:The study of environmental issues is becoming increasingly multidisciplinary, taking into consideration socio-economic, cultural and political actions and consequences in addition to scientific analysis. Our Environmental Studies program will provide you with the background to understand and evaluate environmental issues and solutions from a multitude of perspectives. You will gain the business skills, scientific expertise and practical experience needed to solve modern environmental and sustainability challenges. Each program contains both Science and Social Sciences & Humanities components to ensure you receive a well-rounded background in modern environmental challenges. If you are interested in majoring in Geography, you have the opportunity to graduate with an Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies or an Honours Bachelor of Environmental Science, depending on whether you choose to emphasize Science or Social Sciences electives. As a Geography or Biology major, you may choose to combine your Environmental Studies/Science degree with a Concurrent Education degree to teach at the Intermediate/Senior level. Our Environmental Studies programs contain a core of common courses, plus courses required for a major in one of three disciplines:

  • Biology

  • Earth Science

  • Geography

URL:Environmental Studies at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,985

The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Scholarships:8
Careers:Environmental Impact Analysts

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.

  •   English 

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Gr. 12 U English and 5 additional Gr. 12 U or M credits (including prerequisite courses). A minimum 70% overall final average. Admission averages are calculated using the top 6 Grade 12 U or M courses.
Program Specific Prerequisites: Environmental Studies: English (ENG4U), 5 additional grade 12 U/M courses
Environmental Science/Biology or Geography: English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U), 4 additional grade 12 U/M courses
Environmental Science/Earth Science: English (ENG4U), 1 from Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus & Vectors (MCV4U), or Data Management (MDM4U) , 4 additional grade 12 U/M courses
For more information, please visit: lakeheadu.ca/admissions.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 58]

For a full listing of English Language Proficiency Requirements and accepted tests with minimum scores, please visit: lakeheadu.ca/studentcentral/applying/english-language-proficiency-requirements.

* 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 28, 2020

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