Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science in Environmental Sustainability degree with Environmental Technician diploma collaborative program from Lakehead University and Georgian College (Lakehead-Georgian)
What you need to know
Program Format: Full-time, Four Year
Credential: Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science (Environmental Sustainability) Specialization in Ecosystem Management (from Lakehead University), Environmental Technician Diploma (from Georgian College)
Degree Options: BSc (Honours), BSc
Academic area: Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies, Engineering and Environmental Technologies
OUAC code: AP
Campuses: Years 1 and 2 – Georgian Barrie Campus, Years 3 and 4 – Lakehead Orillia Campus
Earn an Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science – Environmental Sustainability Degree (Specialization in Ecosystem Management) and an Environmental Technician Diploma at the same time with this four-year collaborative program from Lakehead University and Georgian College (Lakehead-Georgian).
The degree-diploma combination provides a theoretical and applied framework that complements the practical skills and scientific knowledge necessary to understand and monitor complex environmental systems. The specialization in ecosystem management will allow you to select additional topics complementing the environmental sustainability degree-diploma including, but not limited to:
environmental impact assessment
biogeography and conservation geography
forest disturbance and recovery
You will be provided with opportunities to develop advanced lab and field skills that will allow you to meet and adapt to the growing demands of a career in the environmental sciences.
Environmental Sustainability Degree-Diploma Admission Requirements
Ontario high school students: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including:
English (ENG4U), and
One (1) credit from Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus & Vectors (MCV4U), or Data Management (MDM4U)
A minimum final average, based on the best six Grade 12 U or M courses, of 75% is required.
How much does an Environmental Sustainability degree cost at LUGC?
*Fees are subject to change. These figures are based on tuition fees for first-year undergraduate students for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Domestic Fees: $7,021.67*
International Fees: $26,037.16*
Courses you’ll take in the Environmental Sustainability program
The majority of courses that you will be required to complete for the environmental sustainability degree-diploma program will be science-based, including biology, geography, chemistry and geology, combined with specialized environmental and natural sciences courses and technology courses. Here are a few of the courses you will take during your four-year program:
Canadian Forest Plant Species
Environmental Thought and Policy
Introduction to Geomatics and GIS
Applied Organic Chemistry
What career can you get with an Environmental Sustainability degree?
Given the diversity in program skills and knowledge, there are a number of career options in the environmental sciences field working for small and large corporations.
Your Future Career
Environmental compliance officer
Hazardous materials specialist
Waste Management Specialist
Your Future Career Setting
Civil engineering firms
Provincial or federal government ministries
Mining/Natural resources companies
Water treatment facilities
Environmental protection firms