B.A. Faculty Program in Environment

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B.A. Faculty Program in Environment

The B.A. Faculty Program has two components: Core and Domain. Students follow three steps in their degree program.

  1. Core: The Core consists of four introductory courses and one intermediate-level course where students are exposed to the different approaches, perspectives, and world views that will help them gain an understanding of the complexity and conflicts that underlie most environmental problems. Through the core program, students go beyond the confines of their individual views of environment.
  2. Domain: Domains provide a trans-disciplinary study of a particular theme or component of the environment. You can choose to follow one of three domains within the B.A. Faculty Program in Environment:
    • Ecological Determinants of Health in Society
    • Economics and the Earth's Environment
    • Environment and Development
  3. Senior Core and Research: In the two senior courses of the core, students will apply the general and specialized knowledge that they have gained in the program to the analysis of some specific, contemporary environmental problems.

To obtain a B.A. Faculty Program in Environment, students must:

  • register in a domain online, using Minerva;
  • satisfy the co- and/or prerequisites for the program (Numeracy [e.g., calculus] and a Basic Science course);
  • pass all courses counted towards the Faculty Program with a grade of C or higher;
  • confirm that their course selection satisfies the required components of the MSE core and their chosen domain, and that the complementary courses are approved courses in their chosen domain; and
  • fulfil all Faculty requirements as specified for the B.A. in Faculty of Arts > Undergraduate > Faculty Degree Requirements, which include meeting the minimum credit requirement as specified in their letter of admission.
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Ecological Determinants of Health in Society Domain

Ecological Determinants of Health in Society Domain

This domain is open only to students in the B.A. Faculty Program in Environment.

Adviser Mentor
  • Ms. Kathy Roulet
  • Telephone: 514-398-4306
  • Email: kathy.roulet [at] mcgill.ca
  • Professor Marilyn Scott
  • Telephone: 514-398-7996
  • Email: marilyn.scott [at] mcgill.ca
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Faculty Program Environment - Ecological Determinants of Health in Society (54 credits)

An understanding of the interface between human health and environment depends not only on an appreciation of the biological and ecological determinants of health, but equally on an appreciation of the role of social sciences in the design, implementation, and monitoring of interventions. Demographic patterns and urbanization, economic forces, ethics, indigenous...

For more information, see Faculty Program Environment - Ecological Determinants of Health in Society (54 credits).

Economics and the Earth’s Environment Domain

Economics and the Earth’s Environment Domain

This domain is open only to students in the B.A. Faculty Program in Environment.

Adviser Mentor
  • Ms. Kathy Roulet
  • Telephone: 514-398-4306
  • Email: kathy.roulet [at] mcgill.ca
  • Professor Jeanne Paquette
  • Telephone: 514-398-4402
  • Email: jeanne.paquette [at] mcgill.ca
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Faculty Program Environment - Economics and the Earth's Environment (54 credits)

Understanding Earth's geologic processes provides us with the knowledge to mitigate many of our society's environmental impacts due to resource extraction and waste disposal. This knowledge is not always enough, as economics often plays a controlling role in how we use and abuse our environment. ...

For more information, see Faculty Program Environment - Economics and the Earth's Environment (54 credits).

Environment and Development Domain

Environment and Development Domain

This domain is open only to students in the B.A. Faculty Program in Environment.

Adviser Mentor
  • Ms. Kathy Roulet
  • Telephone: 514-398-4306
  • Email: kathy.roulet [at] mcgill.ca
  • Prof. Gregory Mikkelson
  • Telephone: 514-398-4583
  • Email: gregory.mikkelson [at] mcgill.ca
Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Faculty Program Environment - Environment and Development (54 credits)

The quest for sustainable paths to economic development requires scholars and practitioners to transcend the boundaries of traditional disciplines. This domain offers students sufficient depth and breadth of study to acquire a strong grasp of current theories, concepts, and approaches to environment and development. It prepares them for graduate study in...

For more information, see Faculty Program Environment - Environment and Development (54 credits).

McGill School of Environment—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 17, 2017) (disclaimer)