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Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (2008/2009)
8 Division of Social Science

Bachelor of Arts (General) degrees are available with Majors in Environmental Studies, Psychology, Social/Cultural Studies, and Tourism Studies. Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree is available in Psychology. A Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Resource Management is also available.

Bachelor of Science (General and Honours) degrees are available in Psychology.

Minors are available in Business, Canadian Studies, Environmental Studies, Folklore, Geography, Psychology, Social/Cultural Studies, Sociology, and Tourism.

An articulation agreement has been established with the College of the North Atlantic for graduates of the two-year Adventure Tourism Diploma Program who wish to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree (Major in Environmental Studies).

8.1 Major in Environmental Studies

Program Chair: D. Carroll

The Major consists of an Environmental Studies Core which provides a broad appreciation of interrelationships inherent in any study of the environment and one of two possible concentrations which provides the depth and focus for the degree program.

  1. Environmental Studies Core

    Students must complete the following courses:

    • Economics 2010
    • Environmental Studies 1000
    • Environmental Studies 2000 (strongly recommended for the Biology Stream of the Environmental Science Program)
    • Environmental Studies 3000
    • Environmental Studies 3001
    • Environmental Studies 4010
    • Environmental Studies 4950
    • Geography 1000
    • Geography 3222
    • Philosophy 2809
  2. Environmental Studies Concentrations

    Students must complete 42 credit hours in one of the following concentrations:

    1. Environmental Perspectives Concentration

      Forty-two credit hours at least 15 of which must be at the 3000 or 4000 level:

    2. Outdoor Environmental Pursuits Concentration

        • Environmental Studies 2210, Environmental Studies 2220, Environmental Studies 3210, Human Kinetics and Recreation (HKR) 3555, and Human Kinetics and Recreation (HKR) 4555
      1. Twenty-seven credit hours from the following of which at least 9 credit hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level:

        • Anthropology 3083
        • Biology 1001 and 1002
        • Biology 2041
        • Biology 2600
        • Chemistry 1001
        • Chemistry 1200
        • Earth Sciences 1000
        • Earth Sciences 1002
        • Environmental Science 2261
        • Environmental Science 2360
        • Environmental Science 2370
        • Environmental Science 2371
        • Environmental Studies 4000
        • Environmental Studies 4020-4039
        • Folklore 2600
        • Forestry 1010 and 1011
        • Geography 1001
        • Geography 2102
        • Geography 2425
        • Human Kinetics and Recreation (HKR) 3565
        • Human Kinetics and Recreation 4575
        • Political Science 3731
        • Religious Studies 3880