The major in Environmental Management focuses on the development of leaders in the areas of environmental science and technology. The program combines a solid background in environmental science and management with business, using a mix of theoretical and applied study. The flexibility provided in semesters 6 through 8 permits students to develop their understanding of specific areas of environmental science and business or take a variety of areas within the discipline. This flexibility also allows students to participate in international exchanges and semesters abroad. Students have the opportunity to incorporate a variety of field trips, experiential learning in the workplace and independent research projects into their program.
This major will require the completion of 20.00 credits: 12.00 from required courses, 6.00 from restricted electives, and 2.00 free electives. Of these credits, a minimum of 6.00 credits are required at the 3000 level or higher, of which at least 2.00 credits must be at the 4000 level.
Play a role in protecting our environment. This major combines the applied aspects of environmental science and technology with extensive business training focused on leadership in environmental maintenance, remediation and regulation. Courses in ecology, environmental and natural resource economics and policy, and business decision making, prepare you for a career in the biological resource-based industry.
Your First Year in the Environmental Management Major
General Chemistry I
Introduction to Environmental Sciences
Introduction to Canadian Business Management
Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology
Individuals and Groups in Organizations
Introduction to Environmental Economics, Law and Policy
Environmental protection officer
Environmental policy analyst
6 January 2020
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East,
N1G 2W1, Canada
The secondary school graduation certificate which would admit a student to an internationally recognized university in his or her home country is normally acceptable for admission to the University of Guelph.
English Proficiency Requirements
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6
Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) - Minimum overall band score of 70
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based: minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - Minimum overall score of 85 and a minimum composition score of 83. In addition, you must present a minimum score on the oral test of three (3)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) - Minimum score of 60 and no score less than 60 for any individual component
Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program - Successful completion of the University of Guelph, Open Learning Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program (Levels 9 and 10).