Environmental & Resource Science / Studies
Environmental issues are one of the most pressing global challenges of today. Addressing these challenges requires expertise in both environmental science and arts. Trent’s Environmental & Resource Studies/Science programs gives you the choice to specialize your skill set to help make your mark on this world in a thoughtful and sustainable way. Choose to complete a B.A. degree and explore topics in environmental law, global environmental policy and management to inform sustainable solutions. With the B.Sc. option, you’ll obtain an advanced scientific understanding of the environment, diving into everything from environmental chemistry to restoration ecology.
Fast-track your education, by earning your M.Sc. in Environmental & Life Sciences in only 12-16 months after graduating from your honours B.Sc.
- B.A. (Honours)
- B.Sc. (Honours)
- Conduct hands-on research in Trent’s 11 on campus nature areas, everything from rivers to wildlife sanctuaries to meadows and marshes
- Develop practical field and laboratory skills working with internationally recognized environmental scientists
- Spend a year studying abroad in a multitude of international research placements, including Iceland and the UK
"It's an amazing program, and the people at Trent make the experience even more amazing."
Biologists and related scientists conduct basic and applied research to extend knowledge of living organisms, to manage natural resources, and to develop new practices and products related to medicine and agriculture. They are employed in both laboratory and field settings by governments, environmental consulting companies, resource and utilities companies, chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnical companies and health and educational institutions.
- Eco-Tourism Professional
- Energy Analyst
- Conservation Authority Director
- Environmental Activist
- Environmental Risk Assessor
- Fisheries Biologist
- Policy Advisor
- Agricultural Economist
- Environmental Science and Politics
- Global Environmental Policy
- Pollution Ecology
- Environment and Development
- Climatic Change
Ontario Secondary School Requirements:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
- A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
- 70% overall average
- ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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