Bachelor of Environmental Science/ Studies (BESS)
As a BESS student at one of Canada’s top postsecondary environmental institutions, develop a strong understanding of solutions to natural resource and environmental problems and learn how to combine scientific and social knowledge effectively in this interdisciplinary joint arts-science degree. You will gain an understanding of the scientific aspects of contemporary environmental issues that are linked to policy and planning decisions leading to an environmentally sustainable future. Your studies will address environmental challenges, science, policy and politics from multiple perspectives.
The Trent Advantage
- Learn how to integrate science and policy to understand and solve environmental problems
- Develop skills in state-of-the-art labs and facilities, and utilize the extensive living laboratory provided by Trent’s natural setting
- Apply your knowledge addressing local and regional environmental issues in community-based research placements
Minimum Entry Requirements
- Students applying to this direct-entry program will be required to have a minimum admission average of 75%.
- To graduate from the program, student must obtain an overall combined average of 75% in ERSC 1010H and 1020H