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Indigenous Environmental Science and Studies

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School of the Environment

Indigenous Environmental Science and Studies

Bachelor of Science in Indigenous Environmental Science

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must satisfy the University degree requirements:

  • IESS 3634H, IESS 4630H, INDG 4050H, and an Indigenous language course are recommended for the degree.
  • There is no option to pursue a joint-major in Indigenous Environmental Studies/Science and Indigenous Studies or a joint-major in Indigenous Environmental Studies/Science and Environmental & Resource Science/Studies.

The single-major Honours program. 20.0 credits including the following 11.0 credits:

  • 5.5 IESS credits consisting of IESS 1001H, 2601Y, 3631H and 3632H (or 3630Y), 3730Y, 4730Y, and 4740Y
  • 1.0 ERSC credit consisting of ERSC 1010H and 1020H (or 1000Y)
  • 1.0 INDG credit consisting of INDG 1000Y 
  • 0.5 credit from BIOL 1020H, GEOG 1040H, or ANTH 1010H
  • 2.0 credits from ERSC 2220H, ERSC 2230H, ERSC 2240H, BIOL-ERSC 2260H, or GEOG-BIOL-ERSC 2080H
  • 1.0 ERSC credit at the 3000 level or beyond in addition to the above
  • 14.0 science credits are required for the Honours degree, including 1.0 MATH credit

The joint-major Honours program. 20.0 credits including the following 8.0 credits:

  • 4.5 IESS credits consisting of IESS 1001H, 2601Y, 3631H and 3632H (or 3630Y), 3730Y, and 4740Y
  • 1.0 ERSC credit consisting of ERSC 1010H and 1020H (or 1000Y)
  • 1.0 INDG credit consisting of INDG 1000Y
  • 0.5 credit from BIOL 1020H, GEOG 1040H, or ANTH 1010H
  • 1.0 credit from ERSC 2220H, ERSC 2230H, ERSC 2240H, or BIOL-ERSC 2260H
  • 14.0 science credits are required for the Honours degree, including 1.0 MATH credit

The single-major General program. 15.0 credits including the following 8.0 credits:

  • 4.5 IESS credits consisting of IESS 1001H, 2601Y, 3631H and 3632H (or 3630Y), 3730Y, and 4740Y
  • 1.0 ERSC credit consisting of ERSC 1010H and 1020H (or 1000Y)
  • 1.0 INDG credit consisting of INDG 1000Y
  • 0.5 credit from BIOL 1020H, GEOG 1040H, or ANTH 1010H
  • 1.0 credit from ERSC 2220H, ERSC 2230H, ERSC 2240H, BIOL-ERSC 2260H, or GEOG-BIOL-ERSC 2080H
  • 11.0 science credits are required for the General degree, including 1.0 MATH credit

The joint-major General program. 15.0 credits including the following 6.0 credits:

  • 3.5 IESS credits consisting of IESS 1001H, 2601Y, 3631H and 3632H (or 3630Y), and 3730Y
  • 1.0 ERSC credit consisting of ERSC 1010H and 1020H (or 1000Y)
  • 1.0 INDG credit consisting of INDG 1000Y
  • 0.5 credit from BIOL 1020H, BIOL-ERSC 2260H, GEOG 1040H, ANTH 1010H, ERSC 2220H, ERSC 2230H, or ERSC 2240H
  • 11.0 science credits are required for the General
  • degree, including 1.0 MATH credit 

For additional details go to the current Academic Calendar