The University of British Columbia - Okanagan

Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Faculty:Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
Field of Study:Environmental Science
Geology/Earth Science, General
Description:In Earth Sciences you will study Earth history and the structure and properties of the Earth. Environmental Science is the application of scientific knowledge from many disciplines to issues and questions relating to the increase in human population, the sustainability of resource use, degradation caused by pollution and disturbance, and the endangerment and extinction of species and natural systems.

Depending on course selection, graduates will find themselves eligible for jobs in industry and government dealing with subjects as diverse as environmental protection and mineral exploration. The program also provides excellent preparation for graduate school.
URL:Earth and Environmental Sciences at The University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,659
Careers:GeologistsPaleontologistsEnvironmental Impact Analysts

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*67

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Geology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

BC/Yukon secondary school diploma or equivalent. Principles of Mathematics 12 or Pre-Calculus 12 with minimum of 67%. Two other approved Grade 12 courses including at least one of: Biology 12, Chemistry 12, Geology 12, Geography 12, or Physics 12. Minimum average of 67%. Chemistry 11 required but not included in calculation of average.

* 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 March 01, 2017

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