|Faculty:||Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
|Field of Study:||Natural Resources Management and Policy
|Description:||The BSc in Environmental and Conservation Sciences program is for students interested in the natural world, its management, conservation and ecological perspectives. Graduates have a strong background in basic and applied sciences. They are able to evaluate effects of human land use on plant, soil, water, animal, and human resources and to assess and facilitate conservation, reclamation and remediation measures for natural, managed and damaged ecosystems. They are not only reactive but also agents for positive, responsible stewardship and change.
Graduates understand the role that social, economic, and political forces play in natural resource management. They integrate knowledge from various disciplines and are cognizant of the various philosophies about the role of humans in the environment. They are able to employ balanced judgment based on a foundation of environmental ethics and philosophy, and suggest appropriate use of natural resources.