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Environmental & Resource Science

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School of the Environment

Environmental & Resource Science

Program

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Environmental & Resource Studies B.A.

This 4-year honours degree involves taking primarily Environmental and Resource Studies (ERST) courses. This degree requires certain specific courses to be completed, but allows for a large number of electives, so students may tailor this degree to their interests and needs. This degree may be taken:

  • as a single major
  • as a joint major with any of over 30 Trent disciplines (e.g., an ERS-Canadian Studies joint major), or
  • as a minor, which may be combined with other single- and joint-major subject combinations.

In addition, this degree can be further focussed on any of several different topics by adding an Emphasis (see below).

Environmental & Resource Science B.Sc.

ECO Canada LogoThis degree is one of the few Canadian University environmental degrees accredited by ECO Canada, meeting national standards of service and operation. Graduates of this degree benefit from being able to state on their resumé that they have completed an ECO Canada accredited program of study. More information about ECO Canada accreditation.

The ERS B.Sc. degree involves taking primarily Environmental and Resource Science (ERSC) courses. This degree requires certain courses to be completed, but allows for a large number of electives, so students may tailor this degree to their interests and needs. This degree may be taken:

  • as a single major
  • as a joint major with any of over 30 Trent disciplines (e.g., an ERS-Biology joint major), or
  • as a minor, which may be combined with other single- and joint-major subject combinations.

 

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